Botanical Name: Abelia X grandiflora 'Kaleidescope'
Common Name: Kaleidescope Abelia  
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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





Growth Rate

Fast, Moderate


Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular


Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Well-drained


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
  • Description

  • Notes

Hybrid cross Abelia. Foliage is very variegated, yellow & chartreuse. Flowers are white. A lower growing cultivar, 2-3' x 3-4'. Exposure is sun to part sun.
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