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Click for previous Image Image 1 of 4 Abelia x grandiflora Kaleidoscope KALEIDOSCOPE ABELIA
Image courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery

Image courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery

Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope' PP16988 Plant propagation prohibited


Buy Kaleidoscope Abelia online. Kaleidoscope Abelia is one of the most popular varieties of Abelia in the gardening market today. It features multiple colors of variegation through each leaf that gardeners can easily see where this plant gets its name. Foliage color ranges from creamy white to red, yellow to orange, and shades of green. It has white, bell shaped flowers that burst from their pink buds in late summer and keep going well into autumn.For more photos and growing information on this plant click here.


2-3 Feet


3-4 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


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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.