Botanical Name: Abelia X grandiflora 'Edward Goucher'
Common Name: Pink Abelia  
Plant photo of: Abelia X grandiflora 'Edward Goucher'
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type



Height Range

1-3', 3-6'


Flower Color

Pink, Red


Flower Season

Spring, Summer, Fall


Leaf Color

Bronze, Light Green


Bark Color



Fruit Color



Fruit Season



Full, Half, Shade



Low, Medium


Growth Rate

Fast, Moderate


Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular


Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Well-drained, Dry


Soil pH



Adverse Factors

Attracts Bees

Design Styles

English Cottage, Formal, Japanese, Mediterranean, Ranch, Spanish, Woodland


Accenting Features

Fall Color, Fragrance, Showy Flowers


Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer, Fall


Location Uses

Background, Foundation, Patio, Park, Raised Planter, Swimming Pool, With Rocks


Special Uses

Container, Erosion Control, Filler, Mass Planting


Attracts Wildlife


Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor
Photographer: Linda Engstrom/Dave Ryder
  • Description

  • Notes

This medium-sized evergreen shrub blooms all summer, displaying small, pink bell-shaped flowers. It has a naturally arching form.
Planting Instructions: 1. Dig a hole 2 times the width and 1 and 1/2 times the height of the container. 2. Set rootball at ground level. 3. Prepare soil mix of equal parts soil and soil amendment. 4. Backfill with amended soil. 5. Build Basin and water.