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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • PlantHaven
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 Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Creamy White
  • Green
  • Multi/Variegated
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Creamy White
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Creamy White
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Purple/Dark Purple
  • Dark Green
  • Copper/Bronze
Leaf Type*
  • Semi-Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Bees
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Summer Flowering
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Year-Round
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Border Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
  • Cut Flowers
  • 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.

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MARDI GRAS ABELIA

Abelia x grandiflora 'Mardi Gras'

Buy Mardi Gras Abelia online. Mardi Gras Abelia is characterized by its compact growth habit. It showcases awesome green and white variegated foliage that shows traces of pink coloring on young leaves. It blooms beautiful pink-white flowers in Spring, Summer, and Autumn.

Mature Height:

2-3 Feet

Mature Spread:

3-4 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

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Family: Caprifoliaceae (Linnaeaceae) · Common Name: Abelia

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase MARDI GRAS ABELIA Online

Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 8281

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
(21 units available now - S)

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$35.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 4021

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(8 units available now - S)

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$75.00

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Root Pouch 3 gallon

SKU: 11350

(3.06 gallons / 11.6 liters)
(4 units available now - S)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$75.00

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Customer Testimonials

The plants are more beautiful that I imagined they would be.


Jean
Harrisonburg, VA
November 2016

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