Abelia X grandiflora 'Edward Goucher'

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Pink Abelia

 
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Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor        Photographer: Linda Engstrom/Dave Ryder

 

Description

This medium-sized evergreen shrub blooms all summer, displaying small, pink bell-shaped flowers. Naturally arching form.

 

  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Shrub

 

Height Range

1-3', 3-6'

 

Flower Color

Pink, Red

 

Flower Season

Spring, Summer, Fall

 

Leaf Color

Bronze, Light Green

 

Bark Color

n/a

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half, Shade

 

Water

Medium

 

Growth Rate

Fast, Moderate

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Well-drained, Dry

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

Attracts Bees

Design Styles

English Cottage, Formal, Japanese, Mediterranean, Ranch, Spanish, Woodland

 

Accenting Features

Fall Color, Fragrance, Showy Flowers

 

Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer, Fall

 

Location Uses

Background, Foundation, Patio, Park, Raised Planter, Swimming Pool, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Container, Erosion Control, Filler, Mass Planting

 

Attracts Wildlife

Hummingbirds

Water Saving Tip:

Mulching and adding compost to soil can minimize evaporation and help soil absorb and store water.