Shining Sensation™

Weigela florida 'Bokrashine'

A blooming machine, Shining Sensation’s pink funnel-shaped flowers engulf the plant in May and June, and then sporadically bloom through summer. Shiny, burgundy foliage appears as though it has been polished, and contrasts nicely with the pink flowers.

Sunset Zones

2-11, 14-21

USDA Zones

-30°F to -20°F USDA zones 4–8

Shining Sensation™ Features

Plant Dimensions

5-6' H x 4-5' W

Landscape Use

Accent, Container, Cut Flowers/Foliage, Foundation Planting, Hedge, Low Hedge, Mass planting, Slope

Plant Type

Deciduous

Growth Rate

Fast

Exposure

Full sun to part shade

Special Feature

Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Variegated Foliage

Feature

Hot pink flowers late spring into summer

Flowering Season

Spring to Summer

Shining Sensation™ Plant Care

Water Needs

Medium Water Once Established

Fertilizer

Fertilize yearly in early spring

Pruning

Prune after spring bloom

Soil

Well-drained garden soil

Planting Instructions

1. Dig in your native soil a hole as deep and wide as the container. We recommend planting in native soil for best acclimation.
2. Fill the hole with water and thoroughly water the new plant; allow both to drain.
3. Gently place the plant on its side and remove the pot. Place your hand on the bottom of the plant and put it in the hole.
4. Return native soil around the root ball, wetting and gently tamping down.
5. To complete, create a shallow trench around the base of the plant to contain the water when watering.
6. Mulch 1–2” deep around the plant, avoiding the area closest to the stem.

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