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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*
  • Garden Debut
  • Southern Living
  • PlantHaven
  • Oklahoma Proven
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - 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*
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • Green
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Creamy White
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Red
  • Green
  • Orange
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Creamy White
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Orange
  • Creamy White
  • Light Yellow
  • Green
  • Red
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Dark Green
  • Copper/Bronze
  • Purple/Dark Purple
Leaf Type*
  • Semi-Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Moist
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Northern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Border Plant
  • Cut Flowers
  • 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.