Glossy Abelia (Abelia chinensis Ruby Anniversary™) in the Abelias Database

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Ruby Anniversary™
Cultivar name: 'Keiser'
Botanical names:
Abelia chinensis Accepted
Abelia aschersoniana Synonym
Linnaea chinensis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 4 to 6 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 5 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP21,632, Can. Can.: 3910

"Abelia chinensis 'Keiser', 2017, [Chinese Abelia] Ruby Anniversa

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Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Feb 22, 2018 9:20 AM

Abelia chinensis 'Keiser' is an improved selection developed by Susan Keiser of Ossining, NY. It was tested and patented (uspp21632) by Spring Meadow Nursery in Grand Haven, Michigan. Improvements include a more upright habit, burgundy tinted foliage, and larger (more fragrant) flowers . Deer resistant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. A Proven Winners® ColorChoice® selection. More hardy than Abelia x grandiflora. Rated at zone 5 rather than 6.

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