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Abelia x grandiflora
Common Name: Glossy Abelia Family: Caprifoliaceae (The Honeysuckle Family)

Arching reddish brown canes and small, glossy dark green leaves with masses of pale pink to white, lightly fragrant flowers in early summer, usually with a second flush in fall. The pink to red calyces (sepals) persist on the shrub after flowering making a nice contrast with the foliage which can turn purplish bronze. Glossy abelia is a hybrid between two Chinese species: C. chinensis and C. uniflora.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

ClassSemi-evergreen Primary Bloom ColourPink
TypeShrub Secondary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
Height4-6' Bloom TimeSummer
Spread3-5' FragranceYes
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun Part Sun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Stem ColourRed
Hardiness7-10 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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