Abelia x grandiflora 'Compacta'/Compact Abelia

Abelia x grandiflora 'Compacta' / Abelia x grandiflora 'Compacta'
Young plants with dense foliage in foundation planting
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Young plants with dense foliage in foundation planting

A compact form makes this an excellent plant for small spaces in the landscape

White flowers in summer and fall followed by colored calyx

White flowers are present in summer and fall

Almost every shoot ends with a floral display

In the cool days of fall, the persistent calyx turn a pinkish color

A the temperature becomes fairly cold, the calyx turn a deep pink

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Scientific Name: Abelia x grandiflora 'Compacta'
Common Name: Compact Abelia
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Low, dense plant with shiny, dark green foliage and white flowers in late spring and summer until frost. Generally less that three feet in height. The branches tend to be slender and may droop over when wet from rain. It is suitable for container culture, in the foundation, and mass planting.