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Abelia x grandiflora 'Confetti'
synonyms: Abelia x grandiflora 'Conti'
shrub, semi-evergreen, scented/aromatic
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: white & green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
full sun, part shade
dry soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
Compact bushy semi-evergreen. Small leaves of dark green creamy-white margins, becoming pinkish-red tinted in autumn and are mostly retained through winter. Small bell-shaped, slightly fragrant, white flowers in late summer.
Fertile, well drained soil. Full sun or a little shade. Needs a fairly sheltered location with some protection from cold winds.
If required, lightly prune back shoots after flowering.
By greenwood cuttings in early summer or semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.