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Abelia x grandiflora/Abelia

Abelia x grandiflora / Abelia x grandiflora
Mature abelia before flowering
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Mature abelia before flowering

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Funnel-shaped flowers and foliage


Flowers with floral sepals around base of flowers

Mature plant in flower

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Scientific Name: Abelia x grandiflora
Common Name: Abelia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: White, Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Plants for Xeriscapes
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Plants with Fragrance
Comments: Flowering spring to fall, beginning after last freeze in spring and ending with freeze in fall. Very easy to grow. Deciduous in northern zones. Prune out old stalks periodically to keep plants rejuvenated. This is an old garden favorite that can live for many years. Flowers are highly fragrant.