Zones 5 - 9
Zones 5 - 9
The Glossy Abelia can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map.
Type of tree:
The Glossy Abelia falls into the following type(s): Ornamental Trees, Shrubs
3' - 6' High
The Glossy Abelia grows to be 3' - 6' feet in height.
3' - 6' Spread
The Glossy Abelia has a spread of about 3' - 6' at full maturity.
Medium to Fast Growth
This abelia does well in full sun, partial shade.
The Glossy Abelia grows in acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, well drained soils.
This abelia has rounded shape.
Dense, rounded, multi-stemmed shrub with arching branches. Easily grown with a medium-to-fast growth rate. Excellent for textural effects, often used as a bank cover or hedge; combines well with broadleaf evergreens.
This popular rounded shrub makes a fine bank cover, mass or hedge. White flowers tinged with rose bring beauty through late summer and fall.
Little-known use: these shrubs can also serve as butterfly bushes.
Lustrous dark green in summer, broze-green to bronze-red to bronze-purple in late fall and into winter.
Funnel-shaped in shades of white and pale pink tinged with rose.