Bright variegated foliage in pink, white, gold and green shades, rounded shrub to 1m, with clusters of gently scented soft mauve-white flowers which attract butterflies. The variegation is variable, see the image gallery for what you might expect.
Abelia x grandiflora (Linnaea x grandiflora) Variegata
DESCRIPTION: Variegated foliage variable in colour in shades of pink, white, gold and green; clusters of tubular shaped, gently scented soft mauve-white flowers. USE IN: Feature plant, low informal hedging, well suited to cottage gardens. Attracts butterflies. LOCATION: Plant in well drained soil in a full sun to partly shaded position in the garden. Tolerates coastal conditions, frost, dry periods once established. 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: Up to 1m H x 1m W, may trimmed for low hedging. 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. You can see an example in the image gallery