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Abelia floribunda
Common Name: Mexican Abelia Family: Caprifoliaceae (The Honeysuckle Family)

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This is the showstopper of the genus with arching branches that drip with long, flared, fucshia trumpets in early summer. This is also the least hardy of the genus but worth the effort. Plant in a warm protected situation. Hardy to about -10°C. From Mexico.


Geogrpahical Origin:
North America

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourMagenta 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Drought Tolerant  Stem ColourRed 
Hardiness Zone8b  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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