New Chelsea Plant 2019 | Weigela 'Picobella Rosa'
Weigela 'Picobella Rosa' is a stunning new form of weigela. Bred by Bert Verhoef on his nursery in Hazerswoude, the Netherlands, it was selected out of many possible new weigela varieties due to its many appealing characteristics.
This small shrub boasts strikingly vibrant deep-pink flowers and fine foliage, which creates real interest in the garden. W. ‘Picobella Rosa’ has an exceptionally long flowering time and is extremely floriferous. This abundance of flowers is loved by bees. Naturally compact with a round doming shape, it is ideal for small spaces. This is a tough plant, that will cope with most conditions and is hardy to -25°C. Limited numbers will be available from late summer 2019.
Weigela 'Picobella Rosa' Factfile
Flowering time: May to October
Sun: Full sun to partial shade
Soil: Well-drained soil
Size: Grows to 40cm height x 60cm spread
Recommended for: Borders, containers, low-maintenance gardens, small spaces