Differences between Abelias
E Charles Nelson
tippitiwitchet at zetnet.co.uk
Tue Aug 4 13:20:46 EST 1998
The message <6q4g0e$sn9$2 at diana.bcn.ibernet.es>
from "Santos Serrano" <santo at redestb.es> contains these words:
> What are the differences between Abelia grandiflora and Abelia floribunda?
> Thank you
> santo at redestb.es
A. x grandiflora (a hybrid between A. chinensis and A. uniflora) has
small very pale pink (almost white) flowers, with 5 petal lobes, and
a very short tube; they are about about 2cm across, and 2cm long.
A floribunda has tubular bright red-pink flowers at least 3 cm,
usually to 5 cm long.
Dr Charles Nelson
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