Abelia serrata growing shrub of the genus Abelia also known as Abelia serrata plant, Abelia serrata perennial evergreen or cold deciduous plant also used as ornamental fragrant hedge plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and grow in hardiness zone 6-10.
Leaves color green and can be also red, shape elliptic with pointed top.
Abelia serrata flower
Flower color can be: pink, white or yellow, flower in trumpet shape, flowers grow in umbel shape.
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Requirements for Abelia serrata growing and care:
Well drained soil, moist, mulch (only in the beginning)
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, in order to get specific cultivar
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Winter / Spring, in hot climate also in the autumn
Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mites
How to prune:
Just for design
Size of the plant?
0.5-2 m, 20-80 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower:
Trumpet shape flower, the flowers grow in cluster in umbel shape, color can be: pink, yellow or white