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Abelia grandiflora Mauve

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Abelia grandiflora Mauve Mauve Flowering Glossy Abelia,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

Medium evergreen shrub with dense, glossy foliage on slightly arching branches. Young foliage turns bronze in Autumn and small, fragrant mauve bell-shaped flowers appear in abundance in Summer. Ornamental red sepals remain on the shrub when flowers fade adding to this shrub's appeal. Great for informal hedging, pots or as a stand alone specimen. Grows to 1.8m tall x 1.5m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Black Spot, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Caprifoliaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate