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Variegated glossy abelia

Abelia  × grandiflora 'Confetti'

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Abelia  X grandiflora 'Confetti'

'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.

CareProvide fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

PropagationRoot soft, greenwood cuttings in early spring or harder, semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

ProblemsAnthracnose, leaf spots, powdery mildew, and fungal roots rots may occur.

  • Genus : Abelia
  • Plant Height : 3 to 6 feet
  • Plant Width : 3 to 6 feet
  • Zones : 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Bloom Time : Fall, Late Summer, Summer
  • Characteristics : Fragrant Flowers, Showy Foliage
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Flower Color : Pink, White
  • Plant Type : Shrubs
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest

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