This plant can be easily grown in an average or medium well-drained soil. It prefers moist, organically rich soils which drain well with a lot of sun. They will grow best if you place them in full sun. It is a compact, bushy shrub flowering on many somewhat arching stems. One of the ‘glossy’ abelias has semi-evergreen foliage with a bronze tinge when young. The abundant flowers are lilac-pink. A well-proved resilient plant. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Flowers June-September. Height 90-100cm. Supplied in a 3 litre pot.