Abelia shrubs are an evergreen with very attractive foliage, depending upon the variety will depend upon the colour. Color: New leaves are green with yellow margins that deepen to gold in summer, followed by fiery red and crimson highlights in fall and winter. To complement this striking foliage, Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope' produces a profusion of delicate white, lightly fragrant blooms from July to October. The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. Abelia Varieties. ABELIA x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope' > An attractive foliage plant with a mix of bright yellow and green foliage in spring. Flower diameter: 2 - 2,5 cm. Best to use a pair of secateurs and remove the dead flowering section. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place. Join the RHS today and get 12 months for the price of 9 The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. Photo Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope' on Group Flowers. Exposure: Full sun to partial shade. In nature, abelias (Abelia spp.) Therefore, I suggest a well-drained container with a drainage hole(s), and a quality potting soil … Height 75cm (30"). Pink tipped white flowers over most of the summer are followed by orange and red tints in the leaves. Abelia X Grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope' from Burncoose Nurseries available online to buy - Information: an attractive foliage plant with a mix of bright yellow and green foliage in spring. Abelia X Grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope' from Burncoose Nurseries available online to buy - Information: an attractive foliage plant with a mix of bright yellow and green foliage in spring. Pink tipped white flowers over most of the summer are followed by orange and red tints in the leaves. After the flowering period has elasped, Abelia's can be trimmed back and maintained. Pink tipped white flowers over most of the … Spread: 100cm (39"). Height/Spread: Upright spreading habit, 2 to 3 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide. ‘Kaleidoscope’ Abelia xgrandiflora. How to Prune Abelia. Abelia growing in pots appreciate a moist, but well-drained soil. Zones: 6-9. There is an added feature in that this variegated Abelia shrub has red stems, that help to set off the golden and scarlet foliage. bloom on hillsides and open woodlands in much of the world, from the Himalayas to Mexico. Flower color: White-RHS 155C. Gardenality is a gardening-centric site made by gardeners for gardeners with tools that enhance any gardening for the expert to the weekend gardener. As the opening entry in The New Southern Living Garden Book, abelia is not only alphabetically first in our gardening estimation, it is also one of our favorite plantings of all time. Constantly soggy soil can and often will cause root rot or other harmful or deadly plant diseases. The Abelia's flourish twice a season, usually in June and August. 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