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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.


3-3 Feet


3-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Northern States Exposure
  • Full Sun
  • Part Shade
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Cut Flowers
  • Fragrant Flowers
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
  • Well Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Moist
Nature Attraction
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
Seasons of Interest
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Early Spring
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Late Summer / Early Fall
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
Best Usages
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
  • Mass Planting
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Border Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Rock Gardens
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
Best Characteristics
  • Flower
  • Foliage
  • Growth Habit

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.