Miss Lemon™ Abelia

Abelia x grandiflora Hybrid Home » The Collection » Miss Lemon™ An outstanding abelia with bright variegated foliage that starts yellow with green centers when young, then matures to ivory and green. Produces a heavy bloom of white flowers for summer and fall.
Miss Lemon™ Abelia
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Feature Green and gold variegated leaves; white/pale pink flowers midsummer to fall
USDA Zones Hardy to -10° USDA Zones 6-9
Sunset Zones 3 (with protection) 4-24, 28-35
Special Features Variegated Foliage, Year-Round Interest
Landscape Use Accent, Border, Container, Mass planting
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Flowering Season Summer, Fall
Dimensions 3-4 ft H x 4 ft W
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Deciduous
Water Needs Low Water Once Established/Water-wise
Soil Well-drained soils
Fertilizer Fertilize in spring
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
  • plant 1-2" above ground soil level, backfill hole with soil
  • water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed
  • mulch 1-2" deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem

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