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Abelia 'Edward Goucher'

Genus: Abelia.

Species: Abelia x grandiflora.

Edward Goucher' - A hybrid cultivar (between A. x grandiflora and A. schumannii) that is very popular in the trade. Flowers are deeper-colored than A. x grandiflora and purple-pink. Leaves are less lustrous and a lighter color green. Mature size is about 5' tall and wide, and the plant blooms for a long period from June to frost. Less hardy than A. x grandiflora, perhaps not the best choice for colder areas
* easily transplanted
* prefers acidic to neutral soil that is well-drained and moist
* full sun to partial shade
* can be heavily pruned

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