- USDA Hardiness Zones 6-9
- Height 2-3 Feet Tall
- Spread 2-3 Feet Wide
The brightest Abelia of them all! The foliage speaks for itself. It has Golden new growth that emerges from caramel-orange mature foliage. In the summer it blooms purple flowers that are fragrant and sure to attract pollinators. It will grow well in you sun or shade garden!
The foliage is breathtaking. It is a golden yellow, and orange. The blooms it produces are a light purple and being to appear in the summer and last through fall. The blooms produce a sweet fragrance that is attractive to pollinators of all kinds. The Funshine Abelia grows to a height of twenty-four inches. Its spread reaches up to thirty-six inches. Plant this Abelia as a border plant, or as a thriller in containers. It will do well with mass planting and as an edging plant. It is sure to be a loved addition to any landscape.
Funshine Abelia Care
Albelias are easy to care for. The Funshine Abelia is no different. Plant in full sun or part shade and ensure it receives 4 hours of sun a day, minimum. Plant in moist, well-drained soil. It has average water needs. The Funshine Abelia can tolerate all soils and different PH levels. Fertilizer should be applied in the spring. Heavy pruning is not recommended. Light trimming can be done to shape in the spring after new growth begins to appear.
Funshine Abelia Spacing
Spacing is imperative when planting in proximity. At minimum space your Funshine Abelia 24” inches, center on center. Proper spacing ensures your Abelia has room to grow and develop a strong root system.
Interesting Fact(s) - With its outstanding color and neater habit, Funshine abelia improves upon and replaces Bronze Anniversary abelia.
Abelia grandiflora 'Minacara1' Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-9|
|Flower Color(s): Purple|
|Bloom Period: Summer through Fall|
|Foliage Color(s): Orange, Yellow|
|Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun|
|Height: 2-3 Feet|
|Spread: 2-3 Feet|
|Spacing: 2-3 Feet|
|Blooms On: New Wood|
|Shrub Type: Evergreen|
|Scientific Name: Abelia grandiflora 'Minacara1' USPPAF|
|Common Name: Funshine Abelia|
|Brand: Proven Winners ColorChoice®|
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.