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Rose Creek Abelia

Abelia x chinensis 'Rose Creek'

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02569
Lustrous leaves with a pinkish cast develop on crimson stems, mature to dark green and transform to a wonderful combination of purple and green in winter. Showy clusters of small, fragrant, white flowers emerge from rosy pink sepals in summer. Its compact size makes an excellent foundation, container or low hedge plant. Evergreen.
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6-9

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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-BEE-lee-uh chi-NEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityLow mounding shrub; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitArching
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Barberry (Berberis); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Agapanthus (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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