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Ruby Anniversary Abelia chinensis

  • Exposure
    • Part Sun to Sun
  • Season
    • Spring
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 48 - 72 Inches
Programs
ColorChoice® Flowering Shrubs
ColorChoice® Flowering Shrubs

Ruby Anniversary Abelia chinensis

Part Sun to Sun 48 - 72

Features

Pink buds and white spring flowers. Dark, glossy foliage has red new growth and fall color. Long blooming. Fragrant flowers.
Attracts butterflies. Deer resistant.

Fragrant Flower
Deadheading Not Necessary
Attracts: 
Butterflies
Resists: 
Deer

Characteristics

Duration: 
Shrub
Shrub Type: 
Deciduous
Height Category: 
Medium
Garden Height: 
48 - 72 Inches
Spacing: 
60 - 72 Inches
Spread: 
48 - 60 Inches
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Shade: 
White
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Dark Green
Habit: 
Mounded
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Blooms On: 
New Wood
Bloom Time: 
Mid Summer
Bloom Time: 
Late Summer
Bloom Time: 
Early Fall
Hardiness Zones: 
5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Water Category: 
Average
Soil Fertility Requirement: 
Average Soil
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses Notes: 

Excellent landscape plant for foundations or mixed borders.

Maintenance Notes: 

Prefers moist soil. Protect in colder climates. Prune to shape as needed in late winter/early spring. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in spring, following label rates.

An improved selection which gives you more color as the dark, glossy foliage has ruby-red new growth and fall color. Long blooming with clusters of salmon pink buds, white flowers and soft pink bracts from mid-summer until frost. The fragrant flowers are a butterfly magnet.

An improved selection that gives you more color as the dark, glossy foliage has ruby-red new growth and fall color. Long blooming with clusters of salmon pink buds, white flowers and soft pink bracts from mid-summer until frost. The fragrant flowers are a butterfly magnet. Developed by Susan Keiser of Ossining, NY.

Ruby Anniversary Abelia chinensis 'Keiser' PP: 21632

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