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Abelia engleriana (Engler abelia)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
6ft 7in
Max height
6ft 7in
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Abelia engleriana

Other names

Engler abelia

Genus

Abelia Abelia

Species

A. engleriana - A. engleriana is a bushy, semi-evergreen shrub with arching branches bearing ovate, bright green leaves and, in summer, lightly fragrant, bell-shaped, pale pink to pale purple flowers with orange-yellow throats.


Abelia engleriana is: Semi evergreen

Fragrance

Perfumed flowers

Habit

Arching, Bushy

Flower

Pale-pink, Pale-purple in Summer

Foliage

Bright-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Genrally trouble free

Diseases

Generally trouble fre

General care

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.

Propagation methods

Semi-ripe cuttings


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Where to grow

Abelia engleriana (Engler abelia) will reach a height of 6ft 7in and a spread of 6ft 7in after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun with protection from cold, drying winds.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Abelia engleriana

Other names

Engler abelia

Genus

Abelia Abelia

Species

A. engleriana - A. engleriana is a bushy, semi-evergreen shrub with arching branches bearing ovate, bright green leaves and, in summer, lightly fragrant, bell-shaped, pale pink to pale purple flowers with orange-yellow throats.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Fragrance

Perfumed flowers

Habit

Arching, Bushy


Colour

Flower

Pale-pink, Pale-purple in Summer

Foliage

Bright-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Genrally trouble free

Diseases

Generally trouble fre

General care

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.

Propagation methods

Semi-ripe cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Abelia engleriana (Engler abelia) will reach a height of 6ft 7in and a spread of 6ft 7in after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun with protection from cold, drying winds.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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