Abelia x grandiflora 'Minipan' (Golden Anniversary™)

Golden Anniversary™ Abelia




Family: Caprifoliaceae

Genus: Abelia

Parent: Abelia x grandiflora

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 6 to 9 Hardy to -10F

Size: 2' tall, 3 to 6' wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


This Abelia has red stems and gold variegation and white flowers. It has a mounded habit and blooms on new growth. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Deer resistant.


Bred at Minier Nursery in France, it is a sport of A. x grandiflora 'Compacta'. Proven Winners® collection.

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My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant at Nurseries Caroliniana in August 2008 and kept it in a 3-gallon container until planting along the golf course with the other Abelias in summer 2009. It did well in the pot. Removed a couple of minor reversions in 2010.

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