This is the showstopper of the genus with arching branches that drip with long, flared, fucshia trumpets in early summer. This is also the least hardy of the genus but worth the effort. Plant in a warm protected situation. Hardy to about -10°C. From Mexico.
Common Name: Mexican Abelia
Family: Caprifoliaceae (The Honeysuckle Family)
Zone Hardiness: 8b
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Magenta
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Drought Tolerant
Stem Colour: Red
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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