Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Abelia englerianarequires shelter from cold winter winds.
Flowering Period: July - September
Flower Colour: Pale purple / pink
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Medium sized, rounded shrub.
Height: 2 m (6 ft)
Spread: 2 m (6 ft)
Pruning To reduce size and encourage flowering, trim back by one third after flowering or in the spring.
Notes: Abelia engleriana is semi-evergreen and may keep its leaves throughout mild winters. In colder winters the leaves will fall.