Photos courtesy of Bloomin' Easy'® and Van Belle Nursery, Inc.
Rocketliners® are sized, shaped and rooted throughout the pot with strong and responsive roots. Gardeners can expect a finished healthy plant within a single growing season. They have greater fresh root mass and vertical root training which promotes faster finishing times. While it can often take up to 3 years for a shrub or vine to get fully established growing from bareroot, Rocketliners® may only take 12 months, saving you up to 2 seasons of waiting time. Rocketliners® are for gardeners that have busy lives, little time to waste and want to start out with the best planting stock.
About this Variety
Maroon Swoon® (Weigela x 'Slingco 2' USPP26841) is an award-winning new variety from Bloomin' Easy®. Rich maroon bell-shaped flowers explode in spring, captivating her audience. Lovely green foliage completes the classy look. Maroon Swoon® is not only going to make your outdoor space more attractive and enjoyable, but also low-maintenance with it's easy care requirements. Use this special new plant as a statement in your mixed beds or on the patio in a decorative container. Very pollinator friendly and loved by hummingbirds as well as your guests.
- Award-winning variety, excellent feature plant
- Shrubs are the cornerstone of landscapes
- Plum-purple branches add an extra pop of color
- Most exceptional Weigela in the world
- Rocketliners® have a greater fresh root mass and root training for faster finishing times
Full sun to partial shade
Summer, may rebloom in Fall
Grows 48-60" tall
Plant 36-48" apart with the root ball even with ground level
Hardy in zones 4-8
Dig a hole two times the width of the Liner pot. Set top of root ball even with ground level. Combine planting mix and garden soil. Fill to ground level and tamp down firmly. Water to settle soil. Add layer of mulch to retain moisture and discourage weeds. Water regularly for the first year, then as needed once established. Feed with a quality fertilizer following application and frequency instructions, typically just before and during the bloom season.
Trim after first bloom to encourage rebloom. Prune out any weak or damaged stems.