Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
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
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.
Special features:Deer Resistant, Easy Care
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 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
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.