Miss Lemon™ Abelia

Abelia grandiflora Hybrid

An outstanding abelia with bright variegated foliage that is yellow with green centers when young, maturing to ivory and green. Produces a heavy bloom of light pink flowers for a long period of summer and fall.

Bloom/Feature

Bright variegated foliage with light pink flowers

Plant Type

New IntroductionsShrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

USDA Zones

6, 7, 8, 9

Zone Detail

-10°F

Key Features

Variegated Foliage, Year-Round Interest

Use

Accent, Border, Container, Mass Planting

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Tolerates most native soils

Fertilizer

Moderate Feeder

Dimensions

3' H x 4' W

Pruning

Shape in early spring before first flush

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full Sun to Part Shade
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants