Abelia x grandiflora
Full sun, Partial sun
Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||a-BEE-lee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||Glossy 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Repeat Flowering|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Hillside, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Waterwise, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Spiraea (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