Close up Fairy Dance Abelia's lavender blooms Neat and tidy Fairy Dance Abelia in container
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Pepinieres Minier
La Ménitré, Maine et Loire, France

FAIRY DANCE™

Abelia

Abelia x

'Minedward'

USPP 22,360

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Close up Fairy Dance Abelia's lavender blooms Neat and tidy Fairy Dance Abelia in container
  • Long blooming
  • Neat habit
  • Shade tolerant
Description

An extra-floriferous abelia with a neat and tidy habit. Fairy Dance™ abelia is a little ball of flowers, loaded with soft lavender blooms from July to October. Evergreen in milder climates; semi-evergreen in cooler areas. Its excellent branching and strong roots make it a good production plant.

USDA Zone 6 - 9 (-10°F/-23.3°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 2 - 4'

Width 2 - 4'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Semi-evergreen

Bloom Time Summer

Flower Color Purple

Foliage Color Green

Soil Abelia are adaptable to a range of soil types and will tolerate periods of dry soil. Best growth is in moist, well-drained soils; benefits from mulch in the lansdcape.

Pruning Prune in early spring if desired; little pruning will be required for this plant to maintain its neat, ball-like shape.

Uses Ball-like habit makes this abelia perfectly suited to specimen and mixed plantings.

Growing Tips Like most abelia, Fairy Dance is shade tolerant and deer resistant.