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Abelia chinensis

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to October
  • Height1m to 1.5m
  • Spread1m to 2.5m
  • Growth HabitBroad bushy
  • Flower ColourPink-white
  • Leaf ColourGlossy dark green

Description

Abelia chinensis. This is a broad spreading deciduous species, with glossy dark green leaves, and terminal panicles of pink-white blooms in mid-summer.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

Himalayas, E. Asia, Mexico

Interest and use

Foliage and freely borne, elegant flowers, climbing.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained fertile soil, with full sun and shelter from cold dry winds.

Propagation

Root the cuttings in early summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Generally trouble free

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