Cut out all old, dead and/or crossing stems at their base with the loppers or hand pruners. Hand pruners easily cut branches up to 3/4 inch in diameter, and loppers handle stems up to 1 1/2 inches. Cut back the largest, tallest branches at the base of the plant, eliminating one-third of the plant's growth each year once your Wine and Roses weigela is mature.
Though the plant is more compact. Aug 12, 20 thoughts on “ Pruning Weigela ‘Wine and Roses’ ” Alison August 11, at pm. Thanks so much for doing this side by side comparison experiment for us, so we don’t have to! I’m unhappy with the shape of my own Weigela Wine & Roses, so.
Oct 22, You will want to prune the weigela in late summer, removing any twiggy growth that sticks out from the round shape you are trying to achieve. Generally, little pruning is needed during the first few years of the Wine & Roses Weigela’s life.
However, as this shrub matures it will need more pruning and attention. 5. Transplant with CareEstimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Remove any shriveled, diseased or broken stems and other wood. Cut off twigs or branches that rub across or cross each other. Leave three to five strong, healthy branches, each 6 to 8 inches long, when cutting back hybrid tea roses.
It can also be enjoyed as an accent plant or used for a dramatic mass planting. It is fast growing and trouble free, making it an easy way to add season long color to the garden. Here is a nice comparison of our entire Wine series of weigela. Wine & Roses Weigela florida 'Alexandra' USPP 10, Can 2,/5(57).