Abelia ‘Twist of Orange’ is an ornamental, spreading multistemmed shrub that grows up to 1 to 2 m tall. It has bright green, gold, orange, and red variegated leaves. It produces clusters of white flowers through the summer and fall. Abelia is great for mass plantings or containers.
Scientific Name: Abelia x grandiflora ‘Twist of Orange’
Common Names: Abelia ‘Twist of Orange’
How to grow and maintain Abelia ‘Twist of Orange’
It requires full sunlight to part shade. They need six to eight hours of sunlight to grow.
It grows well in rich, organic, moist but well-drained soil.
It prefers temperatures 10° F – 46° F at the coldest month and during the hottest month 34° F – 72° F.
Water your plant regularly during the growing season and always keep the soil evenly moist but never allow your plant to sit in water. You can allow the top 1 inch of soil to dry out between each watering. During the winter months, water sparingly.
Feed monthly with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted by half
It can be easily propagated by softwood cuttings in early summer or semi-hardwood cuttings in late summer.
Pests and Diseases
It has no serious pest and disease problems.