Common name: Chinese Abelia

Abelia chinensis is a species of Abelia described by Robert Brown. The plant inhabits China, Taiwan and Japan.[1] It has reddish stems and glossy, small leaves that become reddish-brown before autumn. It is one of the most cold-resistant species within the genus.

Its simplified-form flowers are funnel-shaped, white, and its pink sepals remain long after flowering.
Abelia chinensis is commonly cultivated in China[1] and is also used elsewhere.[2]

(From Wikipedia on 24.11.14)


AKNOV07 ID of this ornamental shrub : 4 posts by 2 authors.

Location: FRI Campus, Dehradun.

Most probably Abelia grandiflora..

I must correct myself… this should be Abelia chinensis….

Thanks very much sir.. It does look much closer to Abelia chinensis.

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