Abelia, Kaleidoscope Details

Abelia, Kaleidoscope

  • Botanical Name: Abelia x. grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope'
  • Plant Type: Shrub
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Medium
  • Landscape Use: Border - Mixed, Container, Deer Resistant, Fragrance, Hedge, Salt Tolerant
  • Ornamental Value: Red, Yellow, Orange
  • Native/Adapted: Adapted
  • Wildlife Value: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
  • Season: Summer, Spring
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Plant Form: Spreading
  • Plant Spread: 4'
  • Plant Height: 3'


A compact and dense low-mounding shrub with bright red stems holding strongly variegated leaves. The leaves are bright yellow with a light green center in the spring, gradually changing to golden yellow with a green center in the summer, and then become a combination of golden yellow, bright orange, and fiery red in the fall. Plant in full sun for best foliage color.

Shrub Care Guide

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