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Fragrant Abelia Bridal Bouquet in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Zabelia tyaihyoni 'Monia' syn. Abelia mosanensis 'Bridal Bouquet'

 

Fragrant Abelia 'Bridal Bouquet'

Zabelia tyaihyoni (formerly Abelia mosanensis) is a deciduous shrub with glossy green foliage. It produces pinkish white tubular flowers in the spring which are highly fragrant. Foliage typically turns red in the Autumn.

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plant Features
  • Fragrant Abelia Bridal Bouquet likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Fragrant Abelia Bridal Bouquet likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Fragrant Abelia Bridal Bouquet is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Fragrant Abelia Bridal Bouquet likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
plant information

Common name

Fragrant Abelia 'Bridal Bouquet'

Latin name

Zabelia tyaihyoni 'Monia' syn. Abelia mosanensis 'Bridal Bouquet'

type

Flowering shrubs or trees

family

Caprifoliaceae

ph

5.6 - 6.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Fragrant Abelia Bridal Bouquet likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Fragrant Abelia Bridal Bouquet is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Fragrant Abelia Bridal Bouquet likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Fragrant Abelia Bridal Bouquet likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Fragrant Abelia Bridal Bouquet is 2.00meters x 2.00meters 2.00 M 2.00 M

Zabelia tyaihyoni 'Monia' syn. Abelia mosanensis 'Bridal Bouquet'

Zabelia tyaihyoni (formerly Abelia mosanensis) is a deciduous shrub with glossy green foliage. It produces pinkish white tubular flowers in the spring which are highly fragrant. Foliage typically turns red in the Autumn.


Planting Outdoors

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Plant out in a reasonably sheltered, fertile but well drained,sunny site, it is not keen on wind. Dig in well rotted compost before planting.

 

Propagation by cuttings

From Mid Summer TO Early Autumn

Semi hard wood cuttings are taken from the current years growth from late summer to mid autumn the bottom of the cuttings is hard and soft on the top. With a sharp knife take a cutting of about 14cms, remove lowest leaves, dip end into rooting hormone, and place round the edge of a pot filled with a suitable compost, water well, they must remain moist till rooted, place under glass but in semi shade. They need to be covered to keep moisture in.

 

Flowering Season

From Late Spring TO Mid Summer

Long flowering with pink slightly scented flower clusters.

 

Propagation by cuttings

From Mid Spring TO Early Summer

Take soft wood cuttings in spring to early summer. Cleanly cut up to a 10 cm long stems, remove lower leaves and pinch the tip out, dip the stem into rooting hormone, fill a container/pot with suitable compost, make holes around the edge of it and plant the cuttings, water in well, cover with a polythene bag and place somewhere warm, lake the bag off twice a week to air the cuttings. Keep the cuttings moist until well rooted.Harden off when well rooted and pot on into individual pots increasing the airing to let the leaves to develop. Remove rotten, dying or dead cuttings regularly.

 
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