Abelia x grandiflora 'Confetti'

Abelia x grandiflora 'Confetti'

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Abelia x grandiflora 'Confetti'
  • Common name: Abelia
  • Plant type: Shrub
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Evergreen

Height: 5m

Spread: 5m

Flower colours:
  • Pink
  • White
Foliage colours:
  • Green
  • Silver
  • Features: Attractive to wildlife, Colourful new growth, Scented flowers

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Abelia x grandiflora 'Confetti' is a beautiful dwarf sized, slow-growing shrub with variegated foliage and lightly fragrant, pale pink flowers. Its flowers are a magnet for bumblebees. It's perfect for growing in a mixed or shrub border and is particularly well suited to small gardens. It's evergreen in mild regions.

Grow Abelia x grandiflora 'Confetti' in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade, ideally with the protection of a south- or west-facing wall. The sunnier spot you provide, the more flowers you will be rewarded with.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle, Back
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

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