PINKY BELLS®

Abelia

Abelia

'Lynn'

USPP 20,604

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  • Extra large blooms
  • Tight, compact habit
  • Vigorous
Description

Check it out - the largest flowers of any abelia! Pinky Bells® abelia is cross between Abelia schumannii 'Bumblebee' and Abelia zanderi 'Little Richard' with a strong root system, healthy growth, and a nice full habit. Fine, dense branches are covered in very large purple bell-like blooms all summer long.

USDA Zone 6 - 9 (-10°F/-23.3°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 2 - 3'

Width 3 - 4'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Semi-evergreen

Bloom Time Summer through frost

Flower Color Pink

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

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 With its very dense branching and tight habit, Pinky Bells abelia needs little to no pruning. If desired, do so in early spring.

Uses Very appropriate for edging, planting on walls, or at corners or curves in beds.

Growing Tips Benefits from being planted in a protected spot in colder areas.