Abelia x grandiflora 'Hopleys'

Hopleys Abelia




Patents: EU Registered # EU7113

Family: Caprifoliaceae

Genus: Abelia

Parent: Abelia x grandiflora

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 6 to 9

Size: 30" tall, 4' wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Bright green/gold/yellow variegated leaves and white/pale pink flowers. Stays low but spreads. The most vibrant foliage of all the culitvars in my garden.


Found as a sport of A. x grandilfora 'Francis Mason' at Hopley's Plants in Herefordshire, England. 1992.

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My Experience: 

Purchased a 1-gallon plant in April 2010 from Nurseries Caroliniana. Planted with the other Abelias along the golf course. Not growing fast! My favorite so far because of the coloration and habit.

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