Vaijayanti - Plant
Description for Vaijayanti
Many fragrant, small pink-flushed white tubular, funnel-shaped flowers appear all summer through fall. Flowers are about 1.2 cm long, and the stamens and carpel stick to the flower-tube. Chinese Abelia attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. It is also cultivated in gardens.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Abelia X grandiflora||White||Summer||0.5 to 3ft.||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Full sun is essential with a minimum daylight temperature of 60 degrees F. If soil is amended with compost, the flowers will grow more quickly.
|Full Sun||well-drained soil||Medium||60 degrees F.||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Vaijayanti
- Deadhead to prolong flowering.
- Maintain moderate soil moisture and fertilize lightly.
Typical uses of Vaijayanti
Special features: The â€˜State Fair Seriesâ€™ are the biggest and tallest of them all with large, double flowerheads that are 3 inches across. Stems grow to 30 inches tall.
Culinary use: leaves
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.