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Abelia grandiflora - Glossy Abelia


Hardiness

USDA Zones 7-10

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Light

Full sun is best, but will tolerate some shade
Soil

Likes well drained soil
Water

Needs regular watering
Habit

Grows to 8 feet (2.44 meter) tall by 5 feet (1.52 m) wide. Makes a good hedge and border plant. Tolerates shearing well.
Flowers

Pretty white flowers on glossy foliage. Flowers in summer and fall.


Comments:

This is a cross between two Chinese species and is the best known and most popular of the abelias. It is an evergreen above 15 F (-9 C). It will freeze to the ground at 0 F (-18 C) but will usually come back and even flower the same year. A tough, good looking, all purpose shrub.


 






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