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Abelia floribunda

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Abelia floribunda Mexican Abelia,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Shrub Like

Description:
Medium evergreen shrub with shiny green foliage and clusters of weeping long tubular, pink flowers appearing in abundance from spring through to autumn. Great for informal hedging, pots or as feature. Grows approx 1m H x 1-1.5m W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Black Spot, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Easy going shrub, will adapt where planted. Likes a light prune to shape in late Winter or Spring to keep from looking scrappy. Can suffer from black spot in humid conditions.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Caprifoliaceae NorthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Low
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