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.
||Abelia - Plant
||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
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 flowe In colder areas of the country, the glossy abelia plant is considered semi-evergreen, as it may lose half its leaves in cold winte
||12 inch (30 cm)
||5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Up to 5 feet
||May to September
Planting and care
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.
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.
||Sun or part shade.
||Water regularly,weekly or more often in extreme heat.
||Slightly acid, the moist peaty soil is ideal.
||20 to 35 degrees C
||Apply any organic fertilizer.
||May to September
Abelia special feature
Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Easy Care, Waterwise.
- It is used as the ornamental edge plant