Abelia x grandiflora Goldsport

Abelia x grandiflora ‘Goldsport’

Abelia

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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

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Plant does not flower in May

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Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Abelia x grandiflora 'Goldsport'
  • Common name: Abelia
  • Family: Caprifoliaceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Evergreen
Flower colour:

Pink

White

Foliage colour:

Golden

Green

Variegation

Abelia x grandiflora ‘Goldsport’ is a semi-evergreen shrub with an arching growth habit and golden-green variegated foliage. It bears soft pink, delicately fragrant flowers from midsummer to autumn, which are extremely attractive to bumblebees. It’s perfect for growing in a mixed or shrub border and is particularly well suited to small gardens.

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Grow Abelia x grandiflora ‘Goldsport’ 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’ll be rewarded with.

How to grow Abelia 'Goldsport'

  • Plant size

    12m height

    20m spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

Do not Take cuttings in January

Do not Take cuttings in February

Do not Take cuttings in March

Do not Take cuttings in April

Do Take cuttings in May

Do Take cuttings in June

Do Take cuttings in July

Do not Take cuttings in August

Do not Take cuttings in September

Do not Take cuttings in October

Do not Take cuttings in November

Do not Take cuttings in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do Prune in March

Do Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do not Prune in September

Do not Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Abelia 'Goldsport' and wildlife

Abelia 'Goldsport' is known for attracting bees. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Abelia 'Goldsport' poisonous?

Abelia 'Goldsport' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People