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Image courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery

Image courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery


Abelia x grandiflora 'Hopley's'

TWIST OF LIME™ ABELIA

Breeder
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.

Height:

3-3 Feet

Spread:

3-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Plant Introduction
  • Garden DebutĀ® Plant Collection
Plant Type
  • Flowering Shrub
Northern States Exposure
  • Full Sun
  • Part Shade
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
Southern States Exposure
  • Part Shade
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Dappled Shade
  • Full Sun
Attributes
  • Foliage Color
  • Spring Flowering
  • Fragrant Flowers
  • Cut Flowers
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Flower Color
  • Light Pink
  • Light Yellow
  • Multi
  • White
Foliage Color (Spring)
  • Green
  • Multi / Variegated
  • White
Foliage Color (Summer)
  • Multi / Variegated
  • Green
  • White
Foliage Color (Fall)
  • Multi / Variegated
  • White
  • Green
Foliage Color (Winter)
  • Semi-Evergreen
  • Dark Green
Soil Type Preference
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
  • Well Drained
  • Moist
Nature Attraction
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Bees / Honey Bees
Seasons of Interest
  • Year Round
  • Fall
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Late Summer / Early Fall
  • Spring
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
Best Usages
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Rock Gardens
  • Mass Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Border Plant
  • Understory Planting
Best Characteristics
  • Flower
  • Growth Habit
  • Foliage
Recommended Planting Time
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
Propagation Method
  • Cutting
 

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.