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Abelia graebneriana


Order: Dipsacales
   Family: Caprifoliaceae
            Genus: Abelia
                        Specie: Abelia graebneriana

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

Cultivation: Warm sunny position

Features: Apricot-pink flowers with yellow throat

Uses: Specimen plant

Zones: 8-10

Description: This rather rare species from central China was introduced into cultivation by Ernest Wilson in 1910. It is a medium-sized shrub to about 6 ft (1.8 m) in height, with an equal spread and a vigorous habit. The young shoots are reddish and the leaves glossy

Growth Habit: Open habit

Comments: Not often seen in cultivation

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