Silver Anniversary™ Glossy Abelia
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - If burned to the ground in winter, will only re-grow to 1-1.5' during the season.Mature Height - 1-3'Mature Width - 1-3'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Clusters of trumpet-shaped white flowers (to 3/4” long) appear in the upper leaf axils and stem ends over a long and continuous late spring to fall bloom period. Flowers are mildly fragrant.Fruit - Leaf - Ovate, glossy, bright green leaves (to 1.25” long) with red tints have silvery white margins.Fall Color - Burgandy color develops with the onset of cold weather.Bark - Other Features - A compact sport of A. x grandiflora ‘Prostrata’. It is an abelia hybrid (A. chinensis x A. uniflora) that features attractive red-tinted, bright green leaves variegated with silver to cream margins.Possible Use - Specimen or grouping or mass for shrub borders or foundations.Season Of Interest - Spring through fall bloom
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Best flowering is in full sun. Prefers moist, organically rich soils which drain well.Native Habitat - Hybrid origin.Diseases and Insects - No serious insect or disease problems. Winter die-back may occur at temperatures near or below 0F.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Abelia.- Other plants of the family Linnaeaceae.- Other plants of the genus Abelia.- Other plants of the species Abelia x grandiflora.