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Kaleidoscope Abelia

Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope' PP #16,988

SKU
02834
Bright, golden yellow variegation on medium green leaves along with brilliant red stems creates a striking kaleidoscope of color. A low, compact selection that works well as a foundation plant, low hedge, or for use in patio containers. Plant en masse as a groundcover or for dramatic year-round color. Evergreen.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-BEE-lee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer through Early Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Green Roof, Hedge, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Hillside, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
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 Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Pittosporum (Pittosporum); Barberry (Berberis); Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus)

Provide enriched, well-drained, acidic soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish extensive root system. Once established, prefers regular water but tolerates dry spells, particularly in cooler regions. Protect in northern climates. Prune in late winter to early spring to shape, and apply a controlled-release fertilizer.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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