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Abelia × grandiflora ‘Confetti’ PBR

Glossy abelia

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Features

  • BloomsApril to October
  • Height2m to 4.5m
  • Growth HabitArching bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourDark green with red borders

Description

Abelia × grandiflora ‘Confetti’ PBR (Glossy abelia). This plant has bell shaped white flowers and fine ovate, dark green leaves with red borders. The leaves have pink to red margins which may be slightly wavy.

Characteristics

Semi-evergreen, Shrub

Origin

Garden origin cross A. uniflora and A. chinensis

Interest and use

Hedging. Summer/Autumn interest.

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Needs

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

Cultivation

You can grow it in well-drained clay soil which is semi-moist.

Propagation

Root the cuttings in early summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Generally trouble free

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