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Botanical name: Abelia x grandiflora 'Confetti'
Other names: Mexican abelia
Variety or cultivar: 'Confetti' _ 'Confetti' is a small, evergreen, spreading ground shrub with pointed, glossy, dark-green leaves. The young branches are brown-red in the winter.
Abelia x grandiflora 'Confetti' is: Semi evergreen
Flower: Dark-pink in Summer; Dark-pink in Autumn
Foliage: Flushed pink in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Red, Orange in Winter
Stem: Brown, Green, Red in Summer
Fragrance: Perfumed flowers
Pests: Generally trouble free
Diseases: Generally trouble free
Pruning: Abelias regularly produce new growth from low down and thus benefit from moderate replacement pruning. Spring prune by removing dead or damaged growth. After flowering, cut back up to one in four flowered stems to strong new shoots or to the ground.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Semi-ripe cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Abelia x grandiflora 'Confetti' (Mexican abelia) will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 1.2m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Plant in autumn or spring in well-drained soil, in a position protected from cold winds. Best to plant against a wall or in a full bed where neighboring shrubs provide shelter.
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