Twist of Lime™ Abelia
Abelia x grandiflora 'Hopley's'
Pronunciation: a-BEE-lee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh
|Description||Bright multi-color leaves are yellow with green centers when young and mature to ivory and green. Dainty clusters of pink buds open to pale pink-blushed flowers, summer to fall. A dense and bushy selection for large patio containers or massing as a foundation planting. Evergreen.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Blooms||Summer through Early Fall|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Long Bloom Season|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Hillside|
|Companion Plants||Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Barberry (Berberis); Mock Orange (Philadelphus)|
|Care||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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.