ABELIA x grandiflora 'Confetti'

A small compact form with narrow white-margined leaves
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Pointed, glossy leaves to 5cm (2in) long.
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    In colder areas
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Pale pink
  • Height
    90cm (36in)
  • Spread
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
    Compact, spreading habit.
  • 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

ABELIA x grandiflora 'Confetti'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Garden origin
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Terminal panicles and axillary cymes
    Tubular
    Funnel-shaped flowers 2cm (¾in) long with 2-5-lobed calyces
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Silver variegated
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
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90cm (36in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2m (4ft)
 

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