Abelia, Twist of Lime

 

Description: Twist of Lime Abelia is an outstanding abelia with bright variegated foliage that is yellow with green centers when young, and maturing to ivory and green. It produces a heavy bloom of light pink flowers for a long period of summer and fall. The Twist of Lime is a low maintenance plant and they work well in borders or in containers.

Common Name: Twist of Lime Abelia

Scientific Name: Abelia grandiflora 'Twist of Lime'

Type: Perennial, Shrub

Exposure: Full Sun - Partial Shade

Size: 2-3' height, 2-3' spread

Bloom Color: Light Pink

Bloom Period: Early Summer - Fall

Foliage Color: Green, Yellow, Ivory

Landscape Use: Accent, Border , Entryway, Erosion, Foundation, Pond, Groundcover, Hedges, Landscape Beds, Planting, Outdoor Living Areas, Garden, Shrub, Small Groups, Woodland Border

Soil: Well-Drained

Growth Rate: Moderate

Zone: 5 - 10

Companion Plants: Dwarf Burning Bush, Crimson Pygmy Barberry, Compact Holly, Carissa Holly, Boxwood, Salvia, Ornamental Grasses


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