Abelia Sparkling Silver

Height 1m
Spread 1m
Full sun
Full sun/Part Shade
Dry Tolerant
Frost Hardy
Botanical Name: Abelia × grandiflora Sparkling Silver

Variety Profile

  • Ornamental silver and green variegated foliage year round.
  • Lightly fragrant cream coloured blooms appear from summer through to autumn.
  • Responds well to trimming for low hedging.
  • Dry and frost tolerant.
  • Easy to grow.

Cultural Care

Grows well in most soil types. No pruning is generally required other than trims if using for hedging to maintain neat, dense habit. Apply a slow release fertiliser during early spring. Mulch well to help retain moisture during dry periods. Once established, quite tolerant of dry periods as well as frost.

Plant Uses

  • Containers or general garden use
  • Low hedging
  • Mass plant low maintenance areas


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