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botanical name:
Abelia x grandiflora 'Gold Spot'
Abelia x grandiflora 'Gold Spot' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Abelia x grandiflora 'Aurea', Abelia x grandiflora 'Goldsport', Abelia x grandiflora 'Gold Strike'
family:  Caprifoliaceae
characteristics: shrub, semi-evergreen
height: 1.20m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: golden
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
Glossy foliage of entirely golden yellow leaves. Pale pink flowers in 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.

Shrub borders.

other notes:
A sport of A. x grandiflora 'Francis Mason'
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