Twist of Lime™ Abelia

Abelia x grandiflora 'Hopley's'

SKU
31401
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.
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6-9

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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-BEE-lee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer through Early Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Hillside, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Barberry (Berberis); Mock Orange (Philadelphus)

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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