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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Abelia ×grandiflora   FAMILY Linnaeaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


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 (4/24/22):
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

Waif(s)

Habitat: Suburban thickets, commonly planted in our area, sometimes persistent or rarely weakly naturalizing, per Weakley's Flora

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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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