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Abelia x grandiflora 'Minacara1' PP30430 Plant propagation prohibited

FUNSHINE® ABELIA

Breeder
Buy Funshine® Abelia online. Crazy for color? Look no further. Funshine® Abelia offers richly saturated new growth in tones of bright marmalade-orange and caramel all season long. Lavender purple blooms pepper the branches all summer with characteristic fragrance. This semi-evergreen shrub is an excellent replacement for Bronze Anniversary™ Abelia, as it offers an improved habit and deeper color.
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Height:

2-3 Feet

Spread:

2-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

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Plant Characteristics

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

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 free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

Abelia can be evergreen in warmer climates.