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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Abelia ×grandiflora   FAMILY Linnaeaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Abelia ×grandiflora [chinensis × uniflora]   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Abelia


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image of Abelia ×grandiflora, Abelia

Paul Thompson    pstabelia_grandiflora

September?        

New stems are red. — Clemson Extension

image of Abelia ×grandiflora, Abelia

Keith Bradley    kab_a_xgrandiflora_3216

December    Richland County    SC

Flowers white-flushed pink. Sepals persist, evolving rose to purplish tinge, per Manual of Woody Landscape Plants.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Abelia ×grandiflora   FAMILY Linnaeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Abelia ×grandiflora [chinensis × uniflora]   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

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3010

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: the parent species are native to China

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in suburban thickets. It is commonly planted, sometimes persistent or rarely weakly naturalizing, per Weakley's Flora

map
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LEAVES:
Evergreen/Tardily deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Whitish-pink
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed funnelform corolla
5 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:

 

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