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Glossy Abelia

Abelia x grandiflora

SKU
00005
Gracefully arching shrub displays bright, glossy foliage backing fragrant, bell-shaped white flowers. Use as screen, hedge or barrier. Beautiful landscape specimen. Evergreen to semi-evergreen.
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6-9

Good to grow! 7

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Full sun, Partial sun

Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-BEE-lee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Repeat Flowering
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitArching
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Hillside, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsSpiraea (Spiraea); Lilyturf (Liriope); Speedwell (Veronica); Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus); Cheddar Pink (Dianthus)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7

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