3 Litre Pot
- Position: Full sun
- Soil: Moist, well drained
- Growth Rate: Medium
- Flowering Period: June-October
- Hardiness: Frost hardy, may need winter protection
- Eventual Height: 1m
- Eventual Spread: 1.5m
Abelia Kaleidoscope, commonly known as Glossy Abelia, is a compact evergreen shrub with beautiful variegated green and yellow leaves which deepen as the season progresses becoming orange with a red hue in the Autumn a wonderful contrast to the red gracefully arching stems, making this a suitable garden plant for all types of garden from informal cottage to formal town planting schemes.
When Does Abelia Kaleidoscope Flower
The fragrant almost funnel like white tinged pink flowers appear from the month of June all the way through until October. The sunnier the position the more flowers are produced, regular dead heading will also encourage the production of more flowers. These delicately scented flowers also act as a magnet to the local bee population and in turn the honey producers.
Looking After Your Glossy Abelia
Generally pest and disease free and an easy to grow shrub in many if not all locations. A low maintenance shrub which can benefit from a sunny position in a fertile, moist, but well drained soil. Pruning is best done during March and April to maintain a neat and tidy shrub to the required height.