Abelia chinensis
CHINESE ABELIA
Caprifoliaceae

 
Print friendly version of this plant Print   |   View think list View think list
 
Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, light frost
2.5m
Plant habit
 
3m

Add to your plants think list Add to think list  
Add to my profile Add to my profile

Pruning: Prune out the oldest canes to the base in winter. Tip prune regularly from a young age for dense growth.

 
Previous plant Next plant

New Search

Tell our Plant Selector what you want & like and we'll search thousands of plant profiles for compatible matches

Plant of the Day

Black Tree Fern

Plant type: evergreen fern
H: 15m W: 10m
Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Find out more
mediterranean style

Fast Facts

mediterranean style
Many of the plants used are adapted to the dry conditions with reflective silver-grey foliage and fine, furry or prickly leaves that conserve water.

Palmetto

Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo is ideally suited as a lawn in many applications.



More products

Get the Plant Selector's full features plus news, forums & competitions. Sign up, it's free.
Click here for more

Abelia chinensis
CHINESE ABELIA
Caprifoliaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, light frost
2.5m
Plant habit
 
3m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white

Flowering Time: late spring to mid autumn


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, oriental, formal & cottage designs

Uses: formal screen, informal screen, formal hedge

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: butterfly attracting, deer resistant, rabbit resistant






Advert