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Abelia x grandiflora 'Francis Mason' /Francis Mason Abelia

Abelia x grandiflora 'Francis Mason'  / Abelia x grandiflora 'Francis Mason'
Variegated foliage
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Variegated foliage

Summer foliage

Fresh spring growth

Holds variegation well through the seasons

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Scientific Name: Abelia x grandiflora 'Francis Mason'
Common Name: Francis Mason 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: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Plants with Fragrance
Comments: Yellowish foliage makes it a good specimen plant. A relatively new introduction in the trade, but one that has great promise because of the distinctive foliage color. There are virtually no plant pests that affect abelias.