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Abelia, Hopleys

Abelia grandiflora (Abelia, Hopleys)

Abelia grandiflora 'Hopleys'

Hopleys Variegated Abelia is a semi-evergreen shrub that has a pretty yellow and green variegated foliage that matures to ivory and green. It also flowes a very lightly colored lavender flower from mid spring until frost. It grows 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide and is a good choice as a foundation planting, mass planting, or in a mixed border.

variegated foliage - ivory to yellow leaves with green centers
pale pink flowers summer 'til fall
small growing shrub

Height

3 ft

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Spread

5 ft


USDA Hardiness Zone 6

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Mass Planting
Specimen
Foundation Plant
Great Foliage
Border
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Exposure
Sun
Foliage Color
Multi-Color
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Great Companion Plants for Abelia grandiflora 'Hopleys'
Butterfly Bush, Blue Chip Butterfly Bush, Blue Chip (Buddleia x 'Blue Chip')
Gardenia, Radicans Gardenia, Radicans (Gardenia jasminoides 'Radicans')
Gardenia, Kleim's Hardy Gardenia, Kleim's Hardy (Gardenia jasminoides 'Kleim's Hardy')
Holly, Compacta Holly, Compacta (Ilex crenata 'Compacta')
Verbena, Homestead Purple Verbena, Homestead Purple (Verbena 'Homestead Purple')
Butterfly Bush, Purple Haze Butterfly Bush, Purple Haze (Buddleia x 'Purple Haze')
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