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Abelia grandiflora Nana Variegata

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Abelia grandiflora Nana Variegata Variegated Dwarf Glossy Abelia,Variegated Dwarf Glossy Abelia,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Bun Shaped

Description:
Popular compact evergreen shrub with glossy variegated foliage and arching branches. Bronze new growth ages to green and a profusion of white flowers appear from Spring through to autumn. Sits comfortably around 1m tall x 1m wide. Adaptable to most soil types, mass plant as a low hedge, use in borders, under trees or in decorative pots.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, 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 Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, White, Variegated
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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