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 IntroductionsPreviewShrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

USDA Zones

6, 7, 8, 9

Zone Detail

-10°F

Key Features

Variegated Foliage, Year-Round Interest

Flowering Season

Summer to Fall

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