Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope'

Kaleidoscope Abelia


Evergreen, Semi-evergreen Shrub

Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope', with its vivid variegation and overall golden color makes a big impact in the garden.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun

Water Needs: Average

Description

Size: 24 - 30 tall x 24 - 48 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Colorful, Glossy / Shiny

Features: Attractive Foliage, Attracts Birds, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Fragrant, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Variegated, Yellow
Fall Color: Bronze / Copper
Leaf Shape: Elliptical

Flower Color: White
Bloom Season: Summer
Flower Shape: Trumpet / Tubular

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Container, Hedges and Screens, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Deer Resistant
Wildlife: Deer Resistant, Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Plant Behavior: Well Behaved / Companionable
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low


Plant Combos

Foliage Combo for Sun with Abelia and Juniper, Enlivened by Summer Blooms

Focus: Curb Appeal, Hellstrip / Parking Strip, Mixed Border, Pleasing Seasonal Flow, Saving Water, Small Space
Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun
Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

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Foliage-driven Garden Plan with Summer Blooms

Focus: Curb Appeal, Mixed Border, Pleasing Seasonal Flow, Year-round Interest
Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun
Zone: 7, 8

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Lush Purple, Cool Blue, and Sunny Yellow Foliage and Flower

Focus: Color Theme, Mixed Border, Pleasing Seasonal Flow
Exposure: Filtered Sun, Full Shade, Full Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun
Zone: 6, 7, 8

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The Warm Glow of Foliage and Flower

Focus: Color Theme
Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun
Zone: 7, 8, 9

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Mixed Border with Excellent Evergreen Structure

Focus: Color Theme, Mixed Border, Privacy and Screening, Saving Water, Year-round Interest
Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Filtered Sun, Full Sun, Morning Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun
Zone: 7, 8, 9

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Trio of Evergreen Foliage Plants Looks Handsome All Year Long

Focus: Curb Appeal, Mixed Border, Saving Water, Small Space, Year-round Interest
Exposure: Filtered Sun, Full Sun, Morning Sun, Part Sun
Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

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Low-maintenance Plant Combo Offering Color Through the Seasons

Focus: Curb Appeal, Mixed Border, Pleasing Seasonal Flow
Exposure: Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade, Part Shade
Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

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Sun-Loving Combination with Zippy Foliage & Flower

Focus: Curb Appeal, Hellstrip / Parking Strip, Mixed Border, Pleasing Seasonal Flow, Privacy and Screening, Saving Water
Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun
Zone: 7, 8, 9

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