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Compact and Showy Abelia Kaleidoscope Shrub

  • Intense Color from Spring through Fall
  • Long Lasting Blooms
  • Hardy
  • Carefree
  • Deer Resistant

Create instant visual interest on your property and from the curb with our Abelia Kaleidoscope (Abelia X grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope') shrub. This a low-growing, compact shrub features amazing variegated leaves.

This shrub does extremely well in small gardens, as a border plant, hedge or even in containers on your patio or porch. You'll love the study in color from spring through fall. This is a shrub that truly adds to the aesthetic appeal of your landscape or lawn.

The attention-commanding show begins in the spring when leaves begin to appear on brilliant red stems, a contrast that really has to be seen to be believed. The foliage features lime green centers with a bit of yellow around the edges to create an unusual specimen that draws the eye instantly from the moment it comes into view.

Unlike some less unique shrub varieties, the color of this handsome shrub doesn't go away with the spring. The color just gets more intense and mature as the seasons unfold and summer progresses.

When summer days turn to fall, the Kaleidoscope's colors (in true kaleidoscope style) evolve. The colors will darken into resplendent and magnificent autumn colors. What a show!

Abelia Kaleidoscope has some additional features that are also sure to delight you. In late spring, cute little pink buds will cover your plant. These will later blossom into white flowers that will continue to bloom into autumn. In fact, Kaleidoscope is considered the longest bloomer of the Abelias.

Abelia is not only incredibly beautiful, but also carefree. Unless you choose to shape it with a little pruning, there's really no maintenance required.

It will resist frost and isn't too bothered by drought or heat. It's tolerant of many soil types and even the deer tend to leave it alone.

Planting an Abelia Kaleidoscope in your garden ensures interest from spring through fall without any heavy commitment from you. Just order today, then sit back to watch the Kaleidoscope of colors materialize before you.

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Abelia Kaleidoscope Is Suited to Grow in Zones 6-9
Growing Zones 6-9
More Information
Botanical Name Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope'
Mature Height 30 inches
Mature Spread 36 - 40 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Foliage Yellow variegated
Pollinator Friendly Yes