Abelia x 'Edward Goucher'Item #0010 USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 9
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.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:a-BE-liaPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreenSunset climate zones:5 - 24, 28 - 35Growth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing to 4 to 6 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Easy Care, Fall Color, WaterwiseFoliage color:GreenBlooms:Summer through FallFlower color:PinkFlower attributesRepeat FloweringDesign 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.Companion PlantsAgapanthus (Agapanthus); Barberry (Berberis); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)
- CareCare InformationFollow 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.Pruning time: winter.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Performs best with regular water - weekly, or more in extreme heat.