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Knowing specific information about plants is important in order to care for them properly. The experts share how to care for each plant.

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Rubidor Weigela(8 of 10)

Weigela florida 'Rubidor' – Rubidor Weigela

- Bright neon-green foliage with cranberry red flowers
- Easy to grow
- Sun to partial shade
- Cold hardiness –30 to –20F
- 46 to 60 inches — width about the same
- Zones 4 to 8

Care:

- All are happy in full sun especially shrubs with dark plum foliage — they need the sun to keep their color.
- They love good drainage.
- Fertilize in spring
- Prune after flowering to retain shape of young branches and prune old growth to the ground. The dwarf variety requires little or no pruning.

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