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ABELIA chinensis

Small shrub with scented white, rose-tinted flowers
Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - oval, glossy, dark-green leaves to 4cm (1½in) long.
  • White - rose tinted
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - spreading shrub
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - introduced into UK by Robert Fortune 1844.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - China
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - terminal panicles
  • Tubular - funnel-shaped flowers 5mm (¼in) long with 5-lobed calyces
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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