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Rose Creek Glossy Abelia Linnaea x grandiflora 'Rose Creek'

Previously known as:

  • Abelia x gradiflora 'Rose Creek'
Phonetic Spelling
LIN-ay-ee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh
Description

'Rose Creek'  Glossy Abelia is a compact, low growing form that holds onto its leaves well into the winter.  Plant in the full sun to partial shade and prune for neatness in in the winter.  

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#fall color#fragrant flowers#heat tolerant#drought tolerant#wildlife plant#nectar plant#salt tolerant#low maintenance#winter interest#mass planting#foundation planting#borders#nectar plant summer#nectar plant spring#compact habit#fall color purple
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#fall color#fragrant flowers#heat tolerant#drought tolerant#wildlife plant#nectar plant#salt tolerant#low maintenance#winter interest#mass planting#foundation planting#borders#nectar plant summer#nectar plant spring#compact habit#fall color purple
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Linnaea
    Family:
    Caprifoliaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Wildlife Value:
    Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 3 ft. 0 in. - 4 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 3 ft. 0 in. - 4 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Dense
    Erect
    Mounding
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    3 feet-6 feet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Purple/Lavender
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Purple-green in winter
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Small Space
    Landscape Theme:
    Butterfly Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Winter Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Foundation Planting
    Mass Planting
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Pollinators
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Drought
    Heat
    Salt