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Species: Abelia x grandiflora

(ȧ-bē´li-ȧ gran-di-flō´rȧ)

Abelia x grandiflora

Glossy Abelia

Found on Course Walks

Viburnums, Groundcovers & Vines

Map of plant locations

(Plant location data may be incomplete)

In Collection(s):

None Listed

Ornamental Characteristics

Shrub < 4 feet, Groundcover

3'

Deciduous

spreading, dense, arching shrub

Environmental Characteristics

Full sun, Part shade

6a

Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)

Consistently moist, well-drained soil; Occasional periods of dry soil
See graphic below

Insect Disease

none serious

Bare Root Transplanting


Other

From China of hybrid origin: Abelia chinensis x Abelia uniflora; easily grown; transplant B&B or from container

Moisture Tolerance Graphic

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Moisture Tolerance

Moisture graphic
Occasionally saturated or very wet soil
Consistently moist, well-drained soil
Occasional periods of dry soil
Prolonged periods of dry soil
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