Variegated glossy abelia

Abelia  × grandiflora 'Confetti'

Abelia  X grandiflora 'Confetti'
Photo/Illustration: 
Steve Aitken
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Variegated glossy abelia (Abelia  × grandiflora 'Confetti')
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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.

Overview

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
Flower Color
Pink Flower,
White Flower
Foliage Color
Variegated Foliage
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Specimen Plant/Focal Point
Style
Cottage Garden
Seasonal Interest
Spring Interest
Type
Shrubs

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