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 2 to 3 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Dramatic Foliage Color
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Spring
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:a-BE-lia
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Sunset climate zones:4 - 24, 28 - 35
Growth habit:Round
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 2 to 3 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Foliage color:Variegated
Blooms:Spring
Flower color:Pink
Flower attributesFragrant, Showy Flowers
Garden styleCottage, Rustic
Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
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 formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.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.