Pink Abelia

Abelia x 'Edward Goucher'

Beautiful, semi-evergreen shrub with gracefully arching branches. Small, bell-shaped, lilac pink flowers; leaves turn bronze in the fall. Useful in a border planting, as a divider or informal hedge.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Performs best with regular water - weekly, or more in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-BEE-lee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh shoo-MAH-nee-eye
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing to 4 to 6 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer through Fall
Design IdeasA fine-textured, lacy and open shrub that associates well with dark-green shrubs in a border, on a sunny bank or near corners for a softening effect.
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeRepeat Flowering
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitArching
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsPerforms best with regular water - weekly, or more in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsAgapanthus (Agapanthus); Barberry (Berberis); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Requires less frequent watering when established. 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

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