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Abelia shrubs are one of those plants that became popular because of interesting foliage, showy flowers, reliable performance and simple abelia care.Never cultivars of the glossy abelia plant provide a range of colours and forms.
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Description for Abelia

Abelia shrubs, Abelia grandiflora, have attractive foliage, which partially accounts for their long time use in the landscape. The evergreen abelia has red foliage throughout the summer, becoming even deeper and more brilliant in autumn through winter.

Flowers offer several bursts of bloom from spring to fall, with clusters of fragrant and frilly pink and white tubular flowers. In colder areas of the country, the glossy abelia plant is considered semi-evergreen, as it may lose half its leaves in cold winters.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Abelia Lavender pink May to September Up to 5 feet Easy

Planting and care

When planting abelia in your yard, choose a prominent spot. Also, choose a spot that gets full to partial sun. The glossy abelia plant grows in a variety of soil types, but responds best to a fertile soil amended with organic material.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Sun or part shade. Slightly acid, the moist peaty soil is ideal. Water regularly,weekly or more often in extreme heat. 20 to 35 degrees C Apply any organic fertilizer.

Caring for Abelia

    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape. Pruning time: winter. Aphids sometimes bother Abelias and they will sometimes develop leaf-spot, but neither is serious.


May to September

Typical uses of Abelia

Special features: Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Easy Care, Waterwise.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: It is used as the ornamental edge plant.


  • http://portlandnursery.com/plants/shrubs-vines/abelia.shtml
  • http://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/1/glossy-abelia/
  • http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/abelia/planting-abelia-bushes.htm

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