Variegated Abelia Kaleidoscope
Details kaleidoscope is a dwarf variegated shrub that bears pink tinted white fragrant flowers in summer and autumn.
Variegated abelia kaleidoscope. In summer the color deepens transitioning into a dark green center with golden yellow outer edges. It can be planted in containers. It grows well in moist well drained acidic soil. Hardy to usda zone 6 kaleidoscope was discovered in 1997 by randy lindsey locust nc as a single variegated branch sport on an individual of abelia grandiflora little richard a non variegated selection.
Abelia x grandiflora kaleidoscope plant patent 16988 sku 2834 bright golden yellow variegation on medium green leaves along with brilliant red stems creates a striking kaleidoscope of color. Miss lemon radiance and kaleidoscope abelia in this video i cover three variegated abelias from the southern living plant collection. Emerging bright yellow and lime green in spring its glossy oval leaves turn golden yellow in summer before taking on glowing orange and fiery red hues in fall. Kaleidoscope abelia abelia x grandiflora kaleidoscope pp16988 kaleidoscope is as versatile as it is colorful with chameleon like foliage that changes with the seasons from golden yellow in spring to orange red in fall.
Will prove semi evergreen rather than evergreen in colder spots. When used as groundcover or in borders the plants create a striking kaleidoscope of color. The abelia kaleidoscope variegated foliage shows off bright centered lime green color and yellow outer edged colored leaves in the spring then transforms into an intense gold with the summer months then with fall and winter its blaze red and crimsons come to light. Glossy abelia kaleidoscope changing color over the seasons abelia grandiflora kaleidoscope glossy abelia is a dwarf variegated semi evergreen shrub.
Kaleidoscope is the most striking multicolor evergreen low growing compact abelia cultivar. In spring the center of the foliage is light green with bright yellow around the outer edges. The kaleidoscope abelia adds an exciting pop of color and flair to any landscaping design. Bright red stems and golden yellow variegation on green leaves impart enchanting beauty to the plant.