Abelia 'Kaleidoscope' PP16988
Dramatic Foliage Color. Bright, golden-yellow variegation on medium green leaves along with brilliant red stems create a striking kaleidoscope of color. A low, compact selection that works well as a foundation plant, low hedge, or for use in patio containers. Plant en masse as a groundcover or for dramatic year-round color. Evergreen.
Reaches 2 to 2 1/2 ft. tall, 3 to 3 1/2 ft. wide.
Provide enriched, well-drained, acidic soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Reduce frequency once established; supplement during dry, hot spells. Protect in northern climates. Prune in late winter to early spring to shape, and apply a controlled-release fertilizer. Pruning time: winter to early spring.
- Light: Full Sun
- Water: Average
- Fertilizer: Once a month
- Height: 2-2.5 feet
- Spacing: 3-4 feet