Abelia x grandiflora

Caprifoliaceae

Shrub with fast-growing arched branches. Large white flower all summer, slightly fragrant. Height 2m.

Classification

Trees and shrubs

Climat

Zone 8: from -12°C to -7°C

Couleur de feuille

  • Green

Couleur de fleur

  • White
  • Pink

Exposition

  • Sheltered winds
  • Sunny
  • Part shade

Taille

150 to 200cm
1 to 2m

Intérêts remarquables

  • Flower
  • Melliferous
  • Perfume

Plante intéressante

  • In spring

Utilisation au jardin

  • Hedge
  • Massif

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

  • ORIGIN: Hybridization of Abelia chinensis and Abelia uniflora, obtained by Rovelli ex André Rehder, in Italy since 1866. Recognized officially in 1900.
  • CLIMATE: Resistant to -10 ° C. Beware of strong frosts.
  • Exposure: Sunny to partial shade.
  • SOIL: Light, well drained and slightly acid.
  • GROWTH: moderate to fast.
  • PathologY:
  • MULTIPLICATION: By herbaceous cutting in July-August.
  • PRUNING: Consists in removing the older branches, which will increase the flowering.
  • Use: Boarder and natural hedges.
  • Mérit:
  • SYNONYMOUS: Abelia rupestris.

GENERAL PHYSIOLOGY 

  • Dimensions: Height 1.5m to 2.5m. Width 2m.
  • HABIT: Bush with arched branches.
  • TrUNK: multi stems.
  • BARK:
  • Branches: Branch pubescent, reddish brown.
  • Note:

LEAVES PHYSIOLOGY

  • SHAPE: Simple, entire, oval and opposite. From 2 to 5cm.
  • COLOR: Dark green, purple and shiny. Bronze brown in the back.
  • BuDs:
  • StomatA:
  • Note: Persistent to semi-persistent.

FLOWERS PHYSIOLOGY

  • TIME: Long flowering from June to October.
  • FORM: Flower rather large and remarkable with 2 to 5 sepals, tube 2cm long.
  • COLOR: White and pale pink.
  • NOTE: Slightly perfumed, abundant at the top of the shrub. Very melliferous, attracts bees and butterflies.

FRUITS PHYSIOLOGY

  • SHAPE: Insignificant.
  • ColOr:
  • sEEDS:
  • Note:

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