Little Richard Abelia
Abelia zanderi 'Little Richard'
Little Richard is a compact abelia with a mounding shape that works well beneath windows, at the front of the border, as a low hedge.
It has dark green, glossy leaves that take on a tangerine tinge in the fall and winter and pinkish white flowers that appear in the early spring and last until the first frost. Fast growing It can take coastal conditions, but needs more than average watering.
* Deer Resistant * Attracts Birds & Butterflies
Photo Courtesy of our Growing Friends at Casey Nursery in Goldsboro, NC.
|Foliage Type||Broadleaf , Semi-Evergreen|
|Height||2' - 4'|
|Spread||2' - 4'|
|Primary Foliage Color||Glossy Dark-Green|
|Seasonal Foliage Color||Bronze Tinge (Autumn through Winter)|
|Flowering Season||Spring through Frost|
||Yes. Beneficial Pollinators LOVE Abelia
|Sun Preferences||Sun to Partial Shade|
|Water Preferences||Moist (not standing water): Ensure Planting area provides adequate drainage.|
|Cold Hardiness Zone||7|