Glossy AbeliaAbelia x grandiflora
Originally from Italy, this popular rounded shrub makes a fine hedge, barrier, mass or foundation plant. It also works to combat erosion when planted along a bank. Graceful, arching branches are covered with white flowers tinged with rose from late summer through the fall, attracting butterflies and bees.
The glossy abelia is a versatile, easy-to-maintain option that will add year-round interest to any landscape.