Information about Abelia x grandiflora

Abelia x grandiflora is a hybrid species of shrub that is a cross between Abelia chinensis and Abelia uniflora. It is commonly known as glossy abelia or simply abelia, and is a popular ornamental plant in gardens and landscapes due to its attractive foliage and fragrant flowers.

Abelia x grandiflora typically grows to a height of 6-10 feet and a width of 5-7 feet, with an upright, arching habit. Its leaves are glossy and ovate, and range in color from dark green to bronze-purple. In the fall, the foliage may turn shades of yellow, orange, or red.

The flowers of Abelia x grandiflora are fragrant, tubular, and range in color from pink to white. They bloom from mid-summer to fall and are attractive to bees and butterflies.

Abelia x grandiflora is a relatively low-maintenance plant and is tolerant of a wide range of growing conditions. It prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil, but can also tolerate drought, heat, and some degree of frost.

Overall, Abelia x grandiflora is a versatile and attractive plant that can be used as a specimen, hedge, or border plant in a variety of landscape settings.