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ORNAMENTAL PLANTS OF HORTICULTURE VALUE

Hardy trees and shrubs for special environmental conditions

Abelia
Caprifoliaceae

Abelia coreana Nakai - Abelia

Russian Far East (southern part), northwestern China and Korea. On rocky slopes, cliffs, among shrubs, in forests.

Shrub 1,0-2,5 m of very slow growth. Leaves elongate-ovate or broad lanceolate, 2.5-6.5(-8.0) cm long and 1.0-3.5(-4.0) cm wide. Tubular pink flowers 2 cm long on short branches per two. Flower period in June for 3 weeks or month. Can grow on shallow soil. Z 5. New.

Abelia corymbosa Regel et Schmalh. - Abelia

Central Asia (Tien Shan and Pamiro Alay). On rocky slopes, among shrubs and fruit trees at 1,000-2,000 m.

Shrub 3-4 m of very slow growth. Leaves elliptic or obovate, 1.5-5.0 (-6.0) cm long and 0.6-2.2 cm wide, dull green. Tubular flowers in pairs, in leave’s axils, white tinged pink, 1.0-2.0 cm long. Flowers for two months in June-August. Z 6 (5). New.

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