About Abelia x grandiflora
Abelia Ã— grandiflora, the glossy abelia, is a hybrid Abelia, raised by hybridising Abelia chinensis with A. uniflora. It is a deciduous or semi-evergreen multi-stemmed shrub with rounded, spreading, or gracefully arching branches to 1-1.8 m tall.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||glossy abelia|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||3.00 to 6.00 feet|
|Flower Colour ||white, tinged pink,|
|Bloom Time ||blooms from late summer to well into the autumn|
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Feed plants on a regular basis before and throughout the blooming cycle (avoid chemical fertilizers and pesticides if youâ€™re harvesting for the kitchen).Once a month between April and July, apply a balanced granular fertilizer (5-10-5 or 5-10-10). Allow Â¾ to 1 cup for each bush, and sprinkle it around the drip line, not against the stem.
Abelia x grandiflora care
Enrich the soil with leaf mold or well-rotted organic matter to encourage good drainage. Dig a hole 2 to 3 times as deep as the bulbs are high and set the bulb in the hole pointy side up. Fill the hole with soil and tamp gently. Space bulbs at a distance equal to 3 times the bulbâ€™s diameter. For a good effect, plant plants in groups of 3 to 5 bulbs.
|Sunlight ||Full Sun|
|Soil ||well-drained soil |
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
|Harvest Season ||blooms from late summer to well into the autumn|
Abelia x grandiflora special feature
Specimen or grouping or mass for shrub borders or foundations. Also effective as an informal hedge or low screen (plants tend to lose attractive graceful shape if pruned or sheared to a more formal hedge look) in southern areas where winter kill is not a concern.
Abelia x grandiflora uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Itâ€™s quite a pretty little shrub, reaching about 3 meters tall, with its clusters of white and varying shades of purple flowers
- Beware, however, for every part of this beauty is poisonous
- While that may sound terrible, the toxins are helpful
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Abelia x grandiflora ?
Abelia x grandiflora is commonly known as glossy abelia
How tall do Abelia x grandiflora grow?
On average Abelia x grandiflora grows 3.00 to 6.00 feet
What color are Abelia x grandiflora ?
A Abelia x grandiflora plant bears flowers of color white, tinged pink,
When Abelia x grandiflora blooms?
With enough light, Abelia x grandiflora may produce white, tinged pink, flowers in blooms from late summer to well into the autumn
How hard is Abelia x grandiflora to grow?
A Abelia x grandiflora is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Abelia x grandiflora need?
A Abelia x grandiflora prefers Full Sun
How much water does a Abelia x grandiflora need?
A Abelia x grandiflora prefers watering medium
What kind of soil does a Abelia x grandiflora need?
A Abelia x grandiflora prefers well-drained soil
What temperature does a Abelia x grandiflora like?
A Abelia x grandiflora prefers 30F
How often should I fertilize my Abelia x grandiflora ?
To encourage Abelia x grandiflora growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Monday, 21 October 2019
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