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Abelia x grandiflora 'Compacta'
© Deeproot Plant Base
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
full sun, part shade
dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
Small semi-evergreen shrub, similar to A. x grandiflora but with a neat, densely compact habit. Dark green foliage and small pale pink flowers freely produced in late summer and early autumn.
Fertile, well drained soil. Full sun or a little shade. Best in a location with some protection from cold winds but otherwise tough and adaptable.
If required, lightly prune back shoots after flowering.
By greenwood cuttings in early summer or semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.
pronounced: a-BEE-lee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh kom-PAK-tuh