Abelia X Grandiflora is also known as Glossy Abelia. Abelia Grandiflora a profuse and attractive long-flowering shrub prized for its lovely blooms and graceful open-vase habit. This flowering shrub retains its glossy green leaves on arching branches right through the year and is known as semi-evergreen so it offers interest beyond its flowering period. However without doubt, the prettiest feature of Glossy Abelia is certainly its blossoms: Abelia Grandiflora produces profuse trumpet-shaped, pink-tinged, flowers that are fragrant and will keep on flowering all through the summer months. Regular deadheading will help to prolong the flowering period.
Height and Spread of Abelia X Grandiflora With a medium to fast growth rate, Abelia Grandiflora is expected to achieve maximum height and spread of 2.5 to 4 metres.
How Hardy is Abelia X Grandiflora Hardy in most places throughout the United Kingdom, Glossy Abelia will withstand temperatures as low as 15 degrees below zero.
How To Use Abelia X Grandiflora Glossy Abelia is a perfect specimen plant when grown on its own or planted en masse for an informal flowering hedge. You can also grow it in a mixed shrub border or in a large container, to bring interest to patios, terraces and rooftop gardens. The year-round foliage and stunning flowers all summer long make this shrub a welcome addition to any garden.
How To Care For Abelia X Grandiflora Easy to grow and to care for, Abelia Grandiflora doesn't need much to flourish. This shrub will thrive in a sheltered spot in full sun in well-drained, fertile soil and will grow happily against a south or east-facing wall.