Compact flowering shrub with attractive leaves and flowers, neat and versatile. Dainty pale lilac-white flowers and dark bronze-red new leaves maturing to glossy green. Imperial Jezebel butterflies love the flower nectar.
Abelia x grandiflora (Linnaea x grandiflora) 'Nana' DESCRIPTION: Compact, low growing shrub with bold dark bronze-red new foliage becoming glossy green as it matures. Features clusters of soft mauve flowers throughout most of the year. USE IN: Suited to small gardens, containers and rambling cottage gardens. Attracts butterflies. PLANTING: Plant in well drained soil in a full sun to partly shaded position in the garden. Tolerates dry periods once established. Frost tolerant. CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prune after flowering to promote dense growth habit and flowering, fertilise with a slow release fertiliser in spring. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1 m H x 1 m W. YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.