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Abelia Francis Mason

Abelia grandiflora Francis Mason has a long blooming period beginning in the late Spring and continuing through the Summer and Fall. The new foliage comes on bright yellow and fades to a nice yellow green variegation. The white flowers are held above the plant. Abelia Francis Mason grows 3-6 feet tall and wide. Abelia Francis Mason tolerates heavy soils but requires reasonable drainage. This can be achieved by planting on a slope or mound. Abelia Francis Mason grows in full sun to light shade. Abelia Kaleidoscope is a great nectar source for butterflies, including the Monarch. Plants are winter hardy to zone 6. Abelia grandiflora is a horticultural cross that is often used for a hedge or screen.

Abelia grandiflora Francis Mason

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