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Abelia grandiflora Keats Golden

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Abelia grandiflora Keats Golden Glossy Abelia,Glossy Abelia,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

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

Description:
Glossy foliage evergreen shrub with arching branches. Golden new growth ages to golden-green and clusters of scented pink flowers appear during summer. Adaptable to most soil types, mass plant as a low hedge, use in borders, under trees or in a container. Grows approx. 1.5m tall x 1.5m wide.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Roundabouts / Splitters, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: 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. For best results feed with a slow release fertiliser and apply a composted cow manure towards the end of Autumn. 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 Asia

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

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