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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Garden Debut
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*
  • Light Green/Chartreuse
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Light Yellow
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Copper/Bronze
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
  • Light Green/Chartreuse
  • Light Yellow
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*
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • 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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TWIST OF LEMON™ ABELIA

Abelia x grandiflora 'Gretol'

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Buy Twist of Lemon™ Abelia online. Twist of Lemon™ Abelia is an Abelia with copper-tinged yellow foliage that gradually turns soft yellow then green. Bronze fall color has rose highlights. Clusters of small, fragrant, pinkish-white flowers bloom from summer to frost.

Mature Height:

3-5 Feet

Mature Spread:

5-6 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-10

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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.

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 9103

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(123 units available now - G)

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$35.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 10094

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

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$75.00

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All of my plants from Sooner Plant Farm have done very well. The quality is unmatched by any other nursery. I highly recommend them to anyone wanting unique and quality plants.


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Elmwood Park, IL
November 2016

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