• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dramatic Foliage Color
    Blooms:
    Spring to Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:a-BE-lia gran-di-FLO-ra
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:4 - 24, 28 - 35
    Growth habit:Round
    Average landscape size:Reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Multicolored
    Blooms:Spring to Fall
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesFragrant, Long Bloom Season
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Mock Orange (Philadelphus)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Prefers enriched, well-drained, neutral to acidic soils. Water regularly during first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. May be watered deeply, less frequently when established; supplement during hot, dry spells. Shelter in northern climates. Apply a slow-release fertilizer in early spring. Prune only as needed to shape.Pruning time: late winter to early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    This variety, Sunshine Daydream Abelia is a Ball Ornamentals introduction, and was rebranded as Scented Blush™ by HGTV.