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Mucho Gusto® Abelia x grandiflora

Flower Season
  • Summer
Mature Size
3'6" 5'
Height: 2' - 3'6"
Spread: 3' - 5'
  • Details

    Features

    With elegant variegated foliage and an easy care habit, Mucho Gusto abelia will quickly become a favorite. It has a strong root system, which helps support its continuous summer-long show. Tiny white, fluted flowers attract butterflies and bees with nectar and attract humans with lovely fragrance.

    Fragrant Flower
    Foliage Interest
    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Butterflies

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    24 - 42 Inches
    Spacing: 
    36 - 60 Inches
    Spread: 
    36 - 60 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    White
    Flower Shade: 
    White
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Colors: 
    Multicolored
    Foliage Colors: 
    White
    Foliage Shade: 
    Variegated green and white
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Light Requirement: 
    Sun

    The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Blooms On: 
    New Wood
    Bloom Time: 
    Summer
    Hardiness Zones: 
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Needs Good Drainage
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Cut Flower
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses Notes: 

    Adds fragrance to any place it is planted.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Prune to shape in early spring, just as the new growth is beginning to emerge. In cold areas, if there has been winter damage, apply a granular fertilizer formulated for woody plants. 

    Mucho Gusto® Abelia x grandiflora 'Muadbd' USPPAF, Can PBRAF
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