Abelia × grandiflora
Glossy Abelia

 Plant Type:
 Deciduous / Evergreen:
White (White, pink-flushed terminal flower panicles all summer)
Green (Summer); Bronze (Leaves persist or turn bronze-purple before falling in winter)
Brown (Not ornamentally important)
 Ultimate Height:
3-6 feet
 Ultimate Spread:
3-6 feet
Prefers slightly acid, moist, well-drained soils
Hybrid origin
 Diagnostic Characteristics:
Lustrous dark green leaves are opposite, 0.5-1.5" long, with dentate margins. May be bearded near base of midrib beneath. Stems narrow, and young are pubescent and older exfoliate.
 Ecological Functions:

Additional Information

Glossy Abelia can develop chlorosis on high pH soils. Yearly pruning is required to remove deadwood and this plant may become leggy with age if not killed back in winter.

When Abelia × grandiflora has been observed flowering or fruiting at Purdue University


No Fruiting Observations Available

2 Abelia × grandiflora found

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