Abelia 'Edward Goucher' (Abelia x grandiflora 'Edward Goucher')
Abelia x grandiflora 'Edward Goucher'
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'Edward Goucher' ~ 'Edward Goucher' is a graceful arching evergreen shrub with oval bright green leaves which are bronze when young and lilac-pink flowers from mid summer to autumn.
Plant in autumn or spring in well-drained soil, in a position protected from cold winds. Best to plant against a wall or in a full bed where neighboring shrubs provide shelter.
Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Containers, Wallside and trellises
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Genrally trouble free
Generally trouble fre
Abelias regularly produce new growth from low down and thus benefit from moderate replacement pruning. Spring prune by removing dead or damaged growth. After flowering, cut back up to one in four flowered stems to strong new shoots or to the ground.
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Abelia x grandiflora 'Edward Goucher' is:
Pale-pink, White in Summer; Pale-pink, White in Autumn
Bright-green in Summer
Red, Green, Brown in Summer
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