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.
?
There are very few rules in gardening, but perhaps the most important one is to work within your zone. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden . Learn More
6 - 9

Your climate might be too cold for this plant:

Change

Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat. Requires less frequent watering, once established.

We no longer grow this plant

This page is for reference only. If you are looking for a plant to purchase, please use our Plant Finder to discover the perfect plant for your garden.

Set Zip to See Prices
$0.00
More Information
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 regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat. Requires less frequent watering, once established.

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

Your climate may be too cold for this plant