ABELIA x grandiflora 'Sunny Charms'

Fragrant, pale yellow flowers with pink throat from early summer to autumn
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Neat, glossy, leaves to 5cm (2in) long, bronze when young turning dark green
  • Yellow
    Pale yellow
  • Height
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Neat, bushy shrub. Panicles of flared, funnel-shaped flowers 2cm (¾in) long
  • 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 'Sunny Charms'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    A. chinensis x A. uniflora. A neat plant suitable for a container. Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. France 2007. A selection from open-pollinated seedlings at Pépinières Minier nursery.
    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
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Patio / pot plants
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • 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.

  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Light, spicy fragrance
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
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1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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