Prostrate White Abelia

Abelia x grandiflora 'Prostrata'

Popular semi-evergreen shrub with graceful, arching branches highlighted by clusters of fragrant white flowers. Spreading variety useful as groundcover, bank planting or low foreground shrub.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-BEE-lee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh prost-RAY-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 1 1/2 to 2 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasA perfect low-growing shrub for under a window. Beautiful massed on a bank or in the foreground with other ground-covering shrubs or perennials. Excellent near large stones upon which its branches will sprawl for added drama.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Repeat Flowering
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitProstrate
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 5 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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