- Partial Sun to Full Sun (5+ hours of Direct Sunlight
- Mature Height 5-6 Feet
- Mature Width 5-6 Feet
- Growing Zones 4-8
Going where no Abelia has gone before! The Sweet Emotion Abelia is certainly one that will surprise you. This plant is the first abelia to survive in colder climates and is also the most fragrant abelia available. Its pink and white flowers appear in the spring. It has orange foliage in the fall. This shade tolerant Abelia will bring life to your yard by attracting pollinators with its sweet jasmine scent!
Foliage begins as green and changing over to a bright orange in the fall. Bloom season, beginning in the late spring, produces pink and white blooms that have a mesmerizing fragrance. This Abelia has a height of 60” to 72” inches and reaches a spread of 60” to 72” inches. Its growth habit is upright, making it a perfect focal point in any landscape. Plant as a border plant, in a container as a thriller, or use for mass planting.
Sweet Emotion Abelia Care
Being shade tolerant, you can plant this Abelia in part shade to full sun. The Sweet Emotion Abelia prefers moist and well drained soil. It has average water needs and is adaptable to all soils. Prune only to shape directly after flowering is done for the season. Fertilizer should be controlled release and applied early in the spring for best results.
Sweet Emotion Abelia Spacing
When spacing your Sweet Emotion Abelia be sure to space at minimum 60” inches, center on center. When planting in proximity it is imperative to give your plant room to grow and develop a strong root system. This is especially true when using for mass planting and border planting.
Interesting Fact(s) - Abelia is related to honeysuckles and viburnum, two other plants that are often prized for their fragrant blossoms.
Abelia mosanensis 'SMNAMDS' Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-8
|Flower Color(s): Pink, White
|Bloom Period: Late Spring
|Foliage Color(s): Green
|Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun
|Mature Height: 5-6 Feet
|Mature Spread: 5-6 Feet
|Mature Spacing: 5-7 Feet
|Blooms On: Old Wood
|Shrub Type: Deciduous
|Scientific Name: Abelia mosanensis 'SMNAMDS' USPP 27,370
|Common Name: Sweet Emotion® Abelia
|Brand: Proven Winners ColorChoice®
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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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.
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