Abelia Mardi Gras

Description: Mardi Gras Abelia, is a low growing, evergreen shrub with fragrant showy flowers. It is a dense, rounded, multi-stemmed shrub of the honeysuckle family. Displaying green variegated foliage that is edged with creamy white margins, ‘Mardi Gras’ turns dark pink to red in fall. Since its small pink flowers bloom from May until frost, it becomes an excellent focal point in the landscape; provides year round interest and attracts butterflies. ‘Mardi Gras’ Abelia is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.
Common Name: Mardi Gras Abelia
Scientific Name: Abelia grandiflora ‘Mardi Gras’
Type: Perennial, Shrub
Exposure: Full Sun – Partial Shade
Size: 2-3 height, 3-4 spread
Bloom Color: Pinkish-White
Bloom Period: May – Frost
Landscape Use: Accent, Border / Edger, Entryway, Foundation, Garden Pond, Groundcover, Landscape Beds, Mass Planting, Median Strips, Outdoor Living Areas, Perennial Garden, Shrub Border, Small Groups
Soil: Well-Drained
Growth Rate: Moderate
Zone: 5 – 9
Companion Plants: Compact Holly, Crapemyrtle, Canyon Creek Abelia, Carissa Holly. Stop by and visit our garden center and nursery to talk with our staff about other plants in stock.

Kiefer Landscaping is based in Effingham, Illinois. Our landscapers also service the areas of Flora, Olney, Newton, Mattoon and Charleston. For any questions about our other services such as brick paving, lawn mowing, etc., please contact us at 217-347-7500 or email us at info@kieferlandscaping.com