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Abelia × grandiflora 'Confetti' (Variegated glossy abelia)

Abelia × grandiflora 'Confetti' Abelia X grandiflora 'Confetti' Photo/Illustration: Steve Aitken


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Abelia × grandiflora 'Confetti' ah-BEE-lee-ah ex gran-dih-FLOOR-ah Common Name: Variegated glossy abelia Synonyms: Abelia rupestris 'Confetti', Genus: Abelia
'Confetti' offers finely textured medium green foliage variegated with creamy white and pink. Pale pink tubular flowers appear in late summer or fall. This rounded, semi-evergreen shrub grows to about 3 feet tall and 4 feet wide.
Care: Provide fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.
Propagation: Root soft, greenwood cuttings in early spring or harder, semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.
Problems: Anthracnose, leaf spots, powdery mildew, and fungal roots rots may occur.
Height 3 ft. to 6 ft.
Spread 3 ft. to 6 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Light Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture Dry to Medium
Maintenance Low
Characteristics Fragrant Flowers; Showy Flowers; Showy Foliage
Bloom Time Fall; Late Summer; Summer
Foliage Color Variegated Foliage
Flower Color Pink Flower; White Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Specimen Plant/ Focal Point
Style Cottage Garden
Seasonal Interest Spring Interest, Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Shrubs

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