Glossy Abelia (Grandiflora) is generally described as
a perennial shrub.
not native to the U.S. (United States)
and has its most active growth period in the
spring and summer .
Glossy Abelia (Grandiflora) has
dark green foliage and
purple flowers, with
conspicuous brown fruits or seeds.
The greatest bloom is usually observed in the
with fruit and seed production starting in the
summer and continuing until
retained year to year.
Glossy Abelia (Grandiflora) has a
moderate life span relative to most other plant species and a
rapid growth rate.
At maturity, the typical
Glossy Abelia (Grandiflora) will reach up to
6 feet high, with a maximum height at 20 years of
Glossy Abelia (Grandiflora) is easily found in nurseries, garden stores and other plant dealers and distributors. It can be propagated by
bare root, container, cuttings.
Note that cold stratification is
not required for seed germination and the plant cannot survive exposure to temperatures below
medium tolerance to drought and restricted water conditions.
Source: USDA, NRCS, PLANTS Database, plants.usda.gov.
National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA