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Courtesy of Spring Meadow Nursery

Courtesy of Spring Meadow Nursery


Abelia mosanensis 'SMNAMDS' PPAF Plant propagation prohibited

SWEET EMOTION™ FRAGRANT ABELIA

Breeder
Buy Sweet Emotion™ Fragrant Abelia online. Sweet Emotion™ Fragrant Abelia is not your typical Abelia! This super hardy abelia has rich fragrance and darker, reddish-pink flower buds, making this shrub a knockout landscape plant for the North and the South. The spicy sweet blooms adorn this plant from late May to early June. The glossy summer foliage turns an attractive orange-red in autumn.

Height:

5-6 Feet

Spread:

5-7 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Proven Winners
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
  • Pink
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
  • Fragrant
Fruit Type*
  • Seedless/No Fruit
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Purple/Dark Purple
  • Dark Green
  • Copper/Bronze
Leaf Type*
  • Semi-Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Well-Drained
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Drought Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer Flowering
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Border Plant
  • Cut Flowers
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
 

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.