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Common Name: Glossy Abelia

Species Name: Abelia x grandiflora

Family Name: Caprifoliaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin Garden
Sun Preference Partial
Susceptibility Leaf spot, mildew, root rot and aphids



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 6-foot diameter, 6-foot height
    • Leaves: Simple, opposite, 0.5-1.5 inches long, ovate, dentate, rounded at base



Soil Preference Well-drained
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Chlorosis in high pH soils; may turn bronze-red in winter; attracts butterflies; new and compact cultivars now available


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