• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Moderate grower to 4 to 6 feet tall, 5 feet wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Summer Flowering
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Summer
    Landscape Uses:
    Landscape Uses
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:a-BE-lia gran-di-FLO-ra
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:4 - 24, 28 - 35
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 4 to 6 feet tall, 5 feet wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesFragrant, Repeat Flowering
    Design IdeasGlossy Abelia is a cherished performer in the mixed shrub border because of its long season of blooms from June to October. Use it for hedging, to separate garden areas, as a screen or along a foundation. Pretty in front of large, dark evergreens.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.