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Cultural Details for Abelia x grandiflora 'Panache'

Common Name:
Silver Anniversary™ Glossy Abelia

Growth Rate:
If burned to the ground in winter, will only re-grow to 1-1.5' during the season.

Average Mature Height:
1-3'

Average Mature Width:
1-3'

Flower Details:
Clusters of trumpet-shaped white flowers (to 3/4” long) appear in the upper leaf axils and stem ends over a long and continuous late spring to fall bloom period. Flowers are mildly fragrant.

Fruit Details:

Fall Color:
Burgandy color develops with the onset of cold weather.

Bark Details:

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
No serious insect or disease problems. Winter die-back may occur at temperatures near or below 0F.

Native Habitat:
Hybrid origin.

Other Features:
A compact sport of A. x grandiflora ‘Prostrata’. It is an abelia hybrid (A. chinensis x A. uniflora) that features attractive red-tinted, bright green leaves variegated with silver to cream margins.

Culture and Care:
Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Best flowering is in full sun. Prefers moist, organically rich soils which drain well.

This plant was blooming:
6/3/2010 - 7/20/2010

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 4

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu