Rose Creek Abelia is an ornamental, compact, multistemmed shrub that grows up to 3 feet tall and 5 to 6 feet wide. It has pinkish color leaves in the spring, turning green as they mature and transform into a wonderful combination of purplish-green in winter. It produces a cluster of small, fragrant, white flowers emerge from rosy pink sepals in summer.
Scientific Name: Abelia x ‘Rose Creek’
Common Names: Rose Creek Abelia
How to grow and maintain Rose Creek Abelia:
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 10.8° F – 46.6° F at the coldest month and during the hottest month 34.1° F – 72.0° 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.