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Glossy Abelia
Abelia x grandiflora 'Bronze Anniversary'

Family: Caprifoliaceae (cap-ree-foh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info) (cap-ree-foh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Abelia (a-BEE-lee-uh) (Info)
Species: x grandiflora (gran-dih-FLOR-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Bronze Anniversary
Additional cultivar information:(aka Rika1)

Category:

Perennials

Shrubs

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Deciduous

Bronze-Green

Good Fall Color

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

This plant is resistant to deer

Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lake City, Florida

Pembroke, Massachusetts

Oaklyn, New Jersey

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Feb 15, 2015, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

Blooms here from midsummer till September, not in the spring (Boston Z6a).

Positive

On Mar 26, 2009, ShrubSource from Zeeland, MI wrote:

Abelia - Bronze Anniversary™ Abelia

Seasons of color! The foliage emerges a unique bronze-orange color and then matures to an attractive bright yellow and lime green as the season progresses. Bronze Anniversary™ is a very strong bloomer with white flowers that emerge in spring and re-blooms throughout the summer. Provides constant foliage interest in the landscape. Looks spectacular when used as specimen plant, or in decorative patio containers. Semi-evergreen in the southern states.