Abelia engleriana (Graebn.) Rehder
Abelia engleriana is a shrub.
Abelia engleriana was already described and the name validly published by Karl Otto Robert Peter Paul Graebner. It was Alfred Rehder, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1911.
Abelia engleriana is a species in the genus Abelia which contains approximately 39 to 45 species and belongs to the family of the Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle Family). The type species of the genus is Abelia chinensis.
Wood and Bark
Abelia engleriana is deciduous. The green, simple leaves are opposite. They are entire, petiolate and have arcuate venation.
Flowers and Fruits
Abelia engleriana flowers from June to July.
The shrubs produce drupes.
Abelia engleriana is native to China.
The shrubs prefer a sunny situation on moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -12Â°C (USDA zone 8).
Maintenance and Propagation
Pests and Diseases
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