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Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope' PP16988 Plant propagation prohibited

KALEIDOSCOPE ABELIA

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.

Height:

2-3 Feet

Spread:

3-4 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • PlantHaven
  • Oklahoma Proven
  • Garden Debut
  • Southern Living
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
  • Fragrant
Fruit Type*
  • Seedless/No Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Creamy White
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Red/Brilliant Red
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Creamy White
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Red
  • Green
  • Orange
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
  • Red
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Orange
  • Creamy White
  • Light Yellow
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Purple/Dark Purple
  • Dark Green
  • Copper/Bronze
Leaf Type*
  • Semi-Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Summer Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • 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 a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Abelia can be evergreen in warmer climates.