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Abelia x grandiflora 'Hopley's'


Buy Twist of Lime™ Abelia online. Twist of Lime™ Abelia is a rounded, spreading, variegated shrub that features bright yellow leaves and green centers when young, maturing later in the season to a rich ivory and green. It is part of the Garden DebutĀ® Collection from Greenleaf Nursery.
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3-3 Feet


3-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

  • Sun
  • Part Shade
  • Semi-Evergreen
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Flower Color
  • Pink
  • Yellow
  • Multi
  • White
Recommended Planting Time
  • Anytime
Best Characteristics
  • Foliage
  • Flower
  • Growth Habit
Foliage Color (Summer)
  • Green &White Variegated
  • Green &Gold Variegated
Best Usages
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Mass Planting
  • Container Plant
  • Accent Plant
  • Rock Gardens
  • Border Plant
Nature Attraction
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
Season of Interest (Foliage)
  • Spring Flowers
  • Summer
Plant Introduction
  • Proven Winners® / ColorChoice®
  • Garden Debut
Plant Type
  • Flowering Shrub
  • Shrub
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Abelia is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Abelia can be evergreen in warmer climates.