TRES AMIGOS® Abelia

$21.99

This product won’t be available to ship until 4/15/24 or until your grow zone indicates it’s ready to plant.

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Features

Characteristics

Plant Needs

A vibrant tri-color foliage show!

For gardeners on the hunt for elegant, but interesting foliage. Tres Amigos abelia seems to change each time you visit it out in the garden. In spring it starts out with green, cream, pink, and yellow-tinged foliage. Its most vibrant color is yellow, bringing sunshine into the slowly filling garden. By summer, the yellow has left completely and the pink edge on the leaf takes over. The new growth at the end of each stem is almost entirely a warm watermelon pink with sporadically placed white flowers. Each flower is fluted, perfect for inviting hummingbirds and butterflies into the garden, and has a lovely jasmine-like fragrance. Its compact habit suits it nicely for use at the front of the border, in containers, and in mixed borders with perennials and annuals.

Top reasons to grow Tres Amigos abelia:

  • Remarkable tricolor foliage
  • A summer-long show of fragrant white flowers
  • Compact habit fits easily into many gardens
Fragrant Flower
Long Blooming
Foliage Interest

Characteristics

Plant Type:

Shrub

Height Category:

Short

Garden Height:

24 - 36 Inches

Spacing:

24 - 36 Inches

Spread:

24 - 60 Inches

Foliage Colors:

Green, Pink, White, Yellow

Flower Colors:

White

Foliage Shade:

Variegated

Habit:

Mounded

Container Role:

Filler

Attracts:

Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Resists:

Deer

Plant Needs

Light Requirement:

Part Sun to Sun

Maintenance Category:

Easy

Bloom Time:

Long Blooming, Summer through Fall

Hardiness Zones:

6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Water Category:

Average

Soil Fertility Requirement:

Average Soil

Uses:

Border Plant, Container, Edging Plant, Landscape, Mass Planting

Light Requirement:

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Uses Notes:

Looks at home in mixed beds with perennials, annuals, and other shrubs. It can also be used as a low hedge or at the front of a border as a taller hedging.

Maintenance Notes:

Abelia are easy-care plants that need little regular maintenance. Can be lightly trimmed to shape in spring, after the new growth begins to emerge, if you wish. 

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