Abelia mosanensis is a fragrant variety, long flowering and good green foliage turning towards red in fall. Height around 5ft, easily pruned and reasonably deer resistant. Good to Zone 4.
Abelia x grandiflora is known as the glossy Abelia, with its many cultivars reaches a height of around 4ft, again long flowering hardy to USDA zone 6 and suitable for landscaping uses as a border plant or as a low informal hedge.
Popular cultivars include Abelia x ‘Canyon Cree’, Abelia x “Rose Creek and Abelia ‘Edward Goucher’, usually available in 1 – 3 gal containers, some larger specimens to 15 gal.
Abelia x ‘Kaleidoscope is also popular for its low growing habit and variegated foliage. Abelia x ‘Francis Mason’ is another with variegated foliage.
Wholesale Abelia species and cultivars include
List of Wholesale Abelia Growers
GREENE HILL NURSERY
5027 Hwy 147 Waverly, AL 36879
Abelia, Ampelopsis, Buddleia, Callicarpa, Calycanthus, Cephlotaxus, Chaenomeles, Clethra, Clerodendron, Decumaria, Ferns, Exochorda, Forsythia, Fothergilla, Gardenia, Hibiscus syriacus, Hydrangea, Itea, Kerria japonica, Winter Jasmine, Lagerstroemia, Leucothoe, Lonicera, Michelia figo, Philadelphus, Prunus, Flowering Pomegranate, Antique Roses Viburnum, Weigelia and others
PLEASANT RUN NURSERY
93 Ellisdale Road Allentown, NJ 08501
phone : 609 259-8585
CAPITOL WHOLESALE NURSERY Inc
2938 Everdale Drive San Jose CA
phone ; 408 239-0589