Bronze Anniversary™ Abelia

Abelia x grandiflora 'Rika 1' PP #20,568

Bronze-orange new spring foliage matures to an attractive lime-gold as the season progresses. White bell flowers emerge in spring and intermittently throughout the summer. A very strong bloomer and deer resistant too! Great for constant foliage interest in the landscape, shrub or perennial border and containers.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-BEE-lee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorBronze
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitRounded
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

Prefers moist, well-drained acidic soil. Protect in northern climates. Prune in late winter/early spring, and fertilize in early spring with controlled release fertilizer.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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