Abelia [Sunshine Daydream] Abelia × grandiflora Sunshine Daydream = 'Abelops' (PBR) (v)

abelia [Sunshine Daydream]


[Sunshine Daydream] is a variegated, evergreen shrub to around 1.2m in height. New foliage is flushed red in spring and is green and yellow-edged the rest of the year. Small, scented, tubular flowers are white with a hint of pink; these are borne over a long season through summer

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      abelia [Sunshine Daydream]

    • Common names

      Abelia × grandiflora 'Abelops'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1-1.5 metres

    • Spread

      1-1.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    group 8. May need hard pruning ( group 6) every 3 to 4 years

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Low Maintenance Wall-side Borders Cottage & Informal Garden City & Courtyard Gardens

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by softwood cuttings in early summer or semi-hardwood cuttings in late summer

  • insectPests

    Generally pest free

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free