Abelia mosanensis

Hardy Abelia (Korean Abelia, Fragrant Abelia)

Categories: Shrubs

A rounded, multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub with loose upright-arching stems that typically grows to 4-6' tall and as wide. It is native to Korea.


More About Abelia mosanensis

  • native to Korea
  • excellent small flowering shrub

Pink buds open to extremely fragrant, tubular, pinkish-white flowers which bloom in spring. Flowers are attractive to butterflies. Glossy green foliage turns orange-red in fall.


Height:

4-6 ft

Spread:

3-5 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Abelia mosanensis Characteristics

Attributes

  • Fragrant
  • Screening/Hedge
  • Mass Plant
  • Specimen

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure

  • Does best in full sun
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Hummingbirds
  • Songbirds
  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Spring

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average

Fall Color

  • Orange

Flower Color

  • Light Pink

Habit

  • Rounded
  • Mounding