Abelia Bobbie

Height 1.5m
Spread 1.5m
Full sun
Full sun/Part Shade
Frost Hardy
Botanical Name: Abelia x grandiflora Bobbie

Variety Profile

An evergreen, hardy and reliable shrub with gracefully arching stems of small, glossy foliage. A mass of fragrant, tubular flowers of soft, lavender pink colour are produced mainly over summer and autumn although year round spotting can occur in warmer climates. Fast growing and dependable for even the most novice gardener. Attractive to birds.

Cultural Care

Low maintenance performing well over a range of climatic zones and soil types given good drainage. Low water requirements. Once established, very dry tolerant.
No regular pruning required unless for hedging or to shape. 
Feed during spring for optimum performance.

Plant Uses

• Fragrance, colour and texture for creating structure in mixed borders
• Large containers  
• Hedging or topiary specimen
• Difficult sites  
• Fast results in new gardens


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