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botanical name:
Abelia x grandiflora 'Little Richard'
Abelia x grandiflora 'Little Richard' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Caprifoliaceae
characteristics: shrub, semi-evergreen
height: 0.90m
width: 0.90m
growth rate:
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
Dwarf variety of dense, compact habit. 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.

Shrub borders.

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