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Hollinshead Water-wise Garden Plants

Photo:
OSU Extension Service

Taxon ID#

1

Extremely fragrant flowers

Scientific  Name:

Abelia mosanensis 'Sweet Emotion'

Common Name 1

› Fragrant Abelia

Family:

Caprifoliaceae

Origins:

Native to Korea

Plant Type:

Med - Lg Shrub (usually >3' and never <5')
Common Name 2

› Korean Abelia

Common Name 3

Oregon native:

no

Western state native:

no

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Landscape Application Information

Seasonal Care

Resource Links

MAINTENANCE

Maintenance Level:

Low

Min. USDA Hardiness Zone:

4

Sun Preference:

Full Sun

Water Preference:

M

Soil Preference:

Average, moist, acidic, well drained

Fertilizer Needs:

Recommended Mulch:

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Foliage Color:

Green

Foliage Description:

Glossy

Fragrant:

yes

Predominant flower color:

White

Flower Description:

Pinkish white, extreme fragrant tubular flowers

Fall color:

yes

Fall Color Description:

Orange red leaves

Winter Foliage:

Deciduous

Winter Interest:

no

Winter Interest Description:

Mature height:

4-6'

Mature spread:

4' to 6'

Growth rate:

LANDSCAPE APPLICATION

Deer Resistant:

no

Fire Resistant:

no

Attracts Pollinators:

yes

Attracts Butterflies:

yes

Native Habitat:

Attracts Birds:

no

Cut/Dried Flowers:

no

Used by Wildlife:

no

Swales:

no

Wildlife Use:

Photo:
Nancy Glick

Hedge/Screen:

yes

Border:

yes

Erosion Control:

no

Windbreak:

no

Ground Cover:

no

Provides Shade:

no

Rock Garden:

no

Cover Structures:

no

First Bloom:

May

Last Bloom:

Adds Texture/Movement:

Jun

Ornamental Accent:

yes

no

Garden Observations:

Treated with beneficial nematodes 5/13/21

Seasonal Care
Maintenance

SEASONAL CARE

Spring Care:

Prune as needed after flowering

Summer Care:

The shaping of evergreen trees and shrubs needs to be done in early summer, during the period of most active growth. You are preserving and accentuating the plant?s natural habit of growth. These may be cut 2-3 times a year to keep them shapely, but never

Fall Care:

Winter Care:

Long Term Care:

Insect Pests:

No serious disease or insect problems

Wildlife Pests:

Diseases:

No serious disease or insect problems

Environmental Problems:

Landscape Problems:

Care Comments:

Easy to grow

RESOURCES

OSU Landscape Profile:

USDA Plants:

Calscape Database:

LBJ Native Plant Database:

Missouri Botanical Garden Database:

Monrovia Profile:

Alternate Source 1:

Alternate Source 2:

Source Comment:

Landscape Application
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Plant Maintenance Information

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