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Adina rubella/Chinese Buttonbush

Adina rubella / Adina rubella
Spring flowers and foliage abelia-like foliage
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Spring flowers and foliage abelia-like foliage

Flowers at various stages of development

Close-up of buttonbush-like flowers

Flowers, buds, and foliage

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Scientific Name: Adina rubella
Common Name: Chinese Buttonbush
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: Will tolerate dry soil and shade. Flowers are similar to that of button bush. Foliage is similar to abelia foliage. Insects attracted to the flowers. Grows in sun and shade.