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Abelia triflora

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height4m to 5m
  • Spread2.5m to 3.5m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourPink white
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Abelia triflora. This species is an upright bushy deciduous shrub or small tree, with ovate, lance shaped, dark green leaves. The flowers are produced in clusters of white-pink blooms with a rich fragrance and will flower throughout the summer.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

N.W.Himalayas

Interest and use

Hedging, ornamental bark.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

You can grow in light to medium clay well-drained soil, with a position in full sun.

Propagation

Root the cuttings in early summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Generally trouble free.

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