Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope' Plant Patent #16,988
Bright, golden yellow variegation on medium green leaves along with brilliant red stems creates 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. Sold in 3 gallon containers.
Watering Needs: Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Plant type: Shrub
Sunset climate zones: 4 - 24, 28 - 35
Growth habit: Compact
Growth rate: Moderate
Average landscape size: Reaches 2 to 2 1/2 ft. tall, 3 to 3 1/2 ft. wide.
Special features: Attracts Hummingbirds, Compact Form, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Foliage color: Variegated
Blooms: Summer through Early Fall
Flower color: White
Flower attributes: Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season
Landscape Uses: Border, Coastal Exposure, Container, Cutting Garden, Green Roof, Ground Cover, Hedge, Hillside, Mass Planting, Urban Garden, Wildlife Garden