Abelia 'Edward Goucher'

A semi-deciduous shrub with foliage like A. ×grandiflora but leaves in 3s on young shoots, larger flowers that are darker, mauvish to orange with an orange-yellow throat, and with sepals often fused in pairs; summer and autumn.

A hybrid selection from the cross, A. ×grandiflora × A. schumannii, raised at the Glenn Dale Plant Introduction Station, Maryland, USA, in 1911.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Dipsacales
family       Caprifoliaceae
genus        Abelia R.Br.