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Abelia x grandiflora 'Canyon Creek' /Canyon Creek Abelia

Abelia x grandiflora 'Canyon Creek'   / Abelia x grandiflora 'Canyon Creek'
Heavy sepals and a few late flowers
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Heavy sepals and a few late flowers

Flowers with prominent sepals that stay on plant well after flowering

This cultivar produces heavy sepals that persist

Foliage in winter

Nice specimen at the Birmingham Botanical Garden

Flowering in mid-August

Terminal flowers

Shrub in mid-August

Flowers on end of abelia stems

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Scientific Name: Abelia x grandiflora 'Canyon Creek'
Common Name: Canyon Creek Abelia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: 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: Plants That Attract Butterflies
Plants with Fragrance
Comments: Floral calyxes persist for a long time after flowering as seen in images.