Abelia – Ruby Anniversary® – Abelia chinensis

Garden Height
48 - 72
60 - 72
48 - 60
Container Role
Flower Size
Flower Colors
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun, Sun
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Attracts: Butterflies

Resists: Deer, Rabbits

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Fragrant Flower

Fun Facts Ruby Anniversary abelia was developed in Ossining, New York by Susan Keiser.

Maintenance Notes

Prune to shape in early spring, just as the new growth is beginning to emerge. In cold areas, if there has been winter damage, apply a granular fertilizer formulated for woody plants. 

Uses Notes

Adds fragrance to any place it is planted.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Blooms On New Wood

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Cut Flower, Good for Screening, Landscape, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point

Soil Fertility Average Soil

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