Abelia x chinensis 'Rose Creek' ~ Rose Creek Abelia
Abelia x chinensis 'Rose Creek' ~ Rose Creek Abelia
Abelia x chinensis 'Rose Creek' ~ Rose Creek Abelia

Rose Creek Abelia

Abelia x chinensis 'Rose Creek'

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Rose Creek Abelia (Abelia x grandiflora 'Rose Creek') is a versatile and attractive semi-evergreen shrub that adds beauty and charm to any landscape. This compact, multi-stemmed plant typically grows to a height of 2-3 feet and spreads 3-4 feet wide, making it an excellent choice for borders, hedges, or foundation plantings.

The foliage of Rose Creek Abelia is a stunning mix of dark green leaves with a glossy sheen, which provides a lovely contrast to the delicate, tubular flowers. From late spring to early fall, the shrub is adorned with clusters of fragrant, pale pink to white blossoms that attract butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators. As the flowers fade, they are replaced by attractive, reddish sepals that persist well into the winter months, adding visual interest even in colder seasons.

Rose Creek Abelia is known for its low-maintenance nature and adaptability to various growing conditions. It thrives in USDA hardiness zones 6-9 and prefers well-draining soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH. The plant can tolerate full sun to partial shade, but it will produce more abundant blooms in sunnier locations. Regular pruning is not necessary, but light shaping can be done in late winter or early spring to maintain the desired size and shape.

In summary, Rose Creek Abelia is a delightful, easy-to-grow shrub that offers year-round interest, making it a valuable addition to any garden or landscape.

Type: 

Shrub

Origins:

Southern China

Height: 

2’ - 3’

Spread: 

3’ - 4'

Spacing: 

4’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

6 - 9

Culture: 

Full Sun, Part Sun

Bloom Color: 

White

Season of Interest: 

Summer, Year-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low Maintenance.  Water regularly.  Dieback may occur if temperatures drop below 10 degrees.  Prune as needed in winter or spring.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Specimen or Mass Plantings,  Borders,   Wildlife Gardens Ground Cover, Foundation Plantings, Hedges, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:  Barberry Pittosporum Agapanthus

IMAGE: Photo by David J. Stang,  Abelia x grandiflora Rose Creek 1zz CC BY-SA 4.0

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