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Abelia x grandiflora 'Glossy'

GLOSSY ABELIA

Buy Glossy Abelia online. Glossy Abelia is an attractive semi evergreen shrub with summer flowers. The leaves are shiny and become purple during the cold winter months. The tubular white flowers are ½" long and form in loose clusters. Occasional tip pruning encourages blooming until fall frost.

Height:

4-6 Feet

Spread:

4-6 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low 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
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Purple/Dark Purple
  • Dark Green
  • Copper/Bronze
Leaf Type*
  • Semi-Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Bees
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Summer Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
  • Cut Flowers
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Mass Planting
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Border Plant
  • 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.