‘Kaleidoscope’ Abelia

Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope' PP16988

Looking for a dwarf, easy care evergreen shrub that flowers and provides year long color? Kaleidoscope is as versatile as it is colorful, with chameleon-like foliage that changes with the seasons, from golden yellow in spring to orange-red in fall. 

Bloom/Feature

Variegated foliage with small white flowers

Plant Type

Shrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

6, 7, 8, 9

Zone Detail

Hardy to -10°F to 0°F

Key Features

Attracts Birds / Butterflies, Compact Habit, Deer Resistant, Disease / Pest Resistance, Drought Tolerance, Heat Tolerance, Returns Year After Year, Variegated Foliage, Water-wise, Winter / Fall Foliage Color, Year-Round Interest

Flowering Season

Spring to Fall

Use

Accent, Border, Container, Mass Planting

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil

Fertilizer

Feed throughout growing season

Dimensions

2-2.5' H x 3-3.5' 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