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Glossy Abelia

Abelia x. grandiflora


Height - 6 feet

Width - 6 feet

Plant Type


Adapted shrub

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Full sun to part shade

Other common names

Hardy Abelia

Save Water   Medium water required
More Color   Fragrant white flowers in spring and summer
Attract Wildlife   Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds like the flowers
Reduce Maintenance   Cut back occasionally to control size
Texas Tough    Very drought tolerant; evergreen in our climate

Interesting Facts

Glossy green foliage is usually evergreen in our climate, especially when winters are mild.  Flowers from spring through summer are pinkish white and very fragrant.  Great shrub choice to plant in front of a window, especially if you want the fragrance to waft indoors.

Glossy Abelia in Frisco

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