Coppery-pink new foliage changes to a soft yellow then green. Fragrant white flowers attract butterflies all summer. Great plant for hedges or in the perennial border. Drought tolerant.
Abelia ‘Canyon Creek’ is an attractive shrub with a rounded spreading habit. It was selected by Dr. Michael Dirr at the University of Georgia.The leaves of this semi-evergreen shrub are copper pink when they emerge in spring, mature to yellow-green and revert to a copper rose color from fall through winter. Small, mildly fragrant flowers of pink and white begin to appear in late spring and continue to through to late fall.