‘Radiance’ Abelia

‘Radiance’ Abelia

Abelia x grandiflora ‘Radiance’  PP21929

This vigorous shrub with a compact habit is a standout, maintaining its color and density throughout the year. Crimson stems contrast dramatically with variegated foliage that begins medium green with creamy yellow margins and ages to silvery-green with cream margins. Fragrant white tubular flowers appear mid-summer to fall. 

Bloom/Feature

Variegated foliage with small white flowers

Plant Type

New IntroductionsShrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

6, 7, 8, 9

Zone Detail

Hardy to -10°F to 0°F

Key Features

Aromatic, Attracts Birds / Butterflies, Compact Habit, Cut Flowers, Dwarf, Easy Care, Fall Blooming, Heat Tolerance, Longer Blooming, Returns Year After Year, Variegated Foliage, Winter / Fall Foliage Color, Year-Round Interest

Use

Accent, Container, Cut Flowers, Firescaping, Low Hedge, Mass Planting

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil

Fertilizer

Feed throughout growing season

Dimensions

2-3' H x 4-5' W

Pruning

Shape in early spring before first flush

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in full sun to part shade
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants