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)
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.