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Botanical name: Abelia x grandiflora
Other names: Glossy abelia
Species: A. x grandiflora - A. x grandiflora is a graceful arching evergreen shrub with pointed, glossy, dark-green leaves. The young branches are brown-red in the winter.
Abelia x grandiflora is: Evergreen
Flower: White, Pale-pink in Summer; White, Pale-pink in Autumn
Foliage: Dark-green in Summer; Orange, Red in Winter
Stem: Green, Red, Brown in Summer
Fragrance: Perfumed flowers
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Plant with: Juniperus scopulorum 'Sky Rocket' (Rocky Mountain juniper 'Skyrocket'), Taxus baccata (Common yew), Cephalotaxus fortunei (Fortune's plum yew), Crambe cordifolia (Greater sea kale), Ceanothus 'Blue Mound' (Californian lilac 'Blue Mound')
Pests: Genrally trouble free
Diseases: Generally trouble fre
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 (Glossy abelia) will reach a height of 1.8m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Containers, Wallside and trellises
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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|Soil types:||Chalky, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Hardiness:||Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)|
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I have 10 abelia shubs (3-1/2 yreas old) on a slight incline. Those at the top are rub red and beautiful. Those at the bottom, their leaves are turning yellow. What do I need to do?
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