Abelia x grandiflora 'Gretol' (Twist of Lime™)

Twist of Lime™ Variegated Abelia

Family: Caprifoliaceae

Genus: Abelia

Parent: Abelia x grandiflora

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 6 to 10

Size: To 4' tall and wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Bright yellow leaves with dark green centers, maturing to cream and green. White flowers to light pink in summer.


From Ray Jackson, Belvidere, TN.

Other Cultivars: 

My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant at Thomas's Orchards in April 2012.

Sources of Information

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