Abelia Pinky Bells® Description
Attention, flower lovers: these bells are ringing for you! Pinky Bells abelia (Abelia zanderi x A. schumanii) boasts the largest flowers of any abelia on the market. The big, lavender-pink blooms dangle from the slender branches like ornaments, providing months of color from summer through fall. The plant itself grows as a neat, dense mound that's ideal for rock gardens, edging, and perennials gardens. Plant near a curve in the landscape bed to show off its shape to the very best advantage!
Special Features: Attracts butterflies, Attracts hummingbirds, Shade tolerant, Deer resistant, Long blooming, Heat tolerant, Rabbit resistant
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- Botanical name:
Abelia x 'Lynn'
- Common name:
6, 7, 8, 9
- Sun exposure:
Full sun to part shade
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- Soil type:
Any average soil will do
- Soil moisture:
Dry to average
- Height x width:
2-3' tall and wide
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- Foliage color:
- Season of interest:
Summer through fall
Specimen, hedge, landscaping, foundation planting
- Patent: USPP 20,604
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Soil: Any average soil will do; avoid extreme wet or dry conditions.
Light: Full sun (6+ hrs/day) to part shade (4-6 hours/day)
Water: Moderate moisture; tolerates dry conditions once established, but flowering is best when not stressed
Space: 4' apart
Fertilizing: Seldom needed; apply a granular garden or rose fertilizer in early spring if desired
Winterizing: A 2-3" layer of shredded bark mulch is recommended. In colder areas, site away from strong winds.
Maintenance: Pinky Bells abelia blooms on new wood, so can be pruned in spring if desired. However, it naturally takes on a graceful, fountain-like habit that does not require regular pruning.
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