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The botanical name of the Abelia plant is Abelia and the plant is known for its vibrant foliage and long bloom times, the Abelia genus actually consists of about thirty species of both deciduous and evergreen shrubs. There has been much discussion about the Abelia genus itself, since modern DNA testing has proved that some previously recognized members of the genus were substantially different. A lot of horticultural experts recognize different nomenclature structures, either reducing the size of the Abelia genus or reclassifying these species as members of the Linnea genus.
Furthermore, for shrubs commonly known as Abelia, there are several common identifiers. These shrubs actually produce pointed, oval-shaped leaves that are often yellow or green with pink, orange, bronze, or burgundy details. Some are multi-colored or variegated and even change color as the seasons change. The Abelia flowers are tubular and they are often seen in white, pink, or yellow. Unlike many flowering plants, Abelia shrubs have a long blooming season that extends from spring until fall. To learn how to plant Abelia visit is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to