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Definition of the noun abelia

What does abelia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: abelias

  1. any of various deciduous or evergreen ornamental shrubs of the genus Abelia having opposite simple leaves and cymes of small white or pink or purplish flowers; Asia and Mexico
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic words: bush / shrub = a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
    • member of: genus Abelia = chiefly east Asian shrubs

Alternative definition of the noun abelia


  1. Any of the various honeysuckles of the genus Abelia


Abelia is a fictional character from the anime series Now and Then, Here and There.


Abelia is an employers' organisation in Norway, organized under the national Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise.

Phrases with Abelia

Phrases starting with the word Abelia:

  1. Abelia Mairei
  2. Abelia Uniflora
  3. Abelia Koehneana
  4. Abelia Macrotera
  5. Abelia Parvifolia
  6. Abelia Tereticalyx
  7. Abelia Myrtilloides
  8. Abelia Schischkinii
  9. Abelia Verticillata
  10. Abelia X grandiflora

Phrases ending with the word Abelia:

  1. genus abelia
  2. Glossy Abelia

Other phrases containing the word Abelia:

  1. Species Abelia Mairei
  2. Species Abelia Uniflora
  3. Species Abelia Koehneana
  4. Species Abelia Macrotera
  5. Species Abelia Parvifolia
  6. Species Abelia Schumannii
  7. Species Abelia Tereticalyx
  8. Species Abelia Myrtilloides

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abelia

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Google previewNew York & New Jersey Getting Started Garden Guide (2015)

Grow the Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers by Vincent Simeone

Abelia is a wonderful companion plant to perennials and other flowering shrubs such as butterfly bush, roses, and spirea. Glossy abelia can be used as a formal or informal hedge, foundation planting, and in a mixed border.

Google previewGardening in the Lower Midwest (1994)

A Practical Guide for the New Zones 5 and 6 by Diane Heilenman

x grandiflora or glossy abelia is the most frequently seen.

The big deal about abelia is that it is a fast grower. Abelias will grow back readily in one season and so can be ...

Google previewBulletin of Popular Information - Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University (1915)

by Arnold Arboretum

Abelia Engleriana. Abelia is a genus of small ...

Google previewBulletin of Popular Information (1915)

by Arnold Arboretum

Abelia Engleriana. Abelia is a genus of small ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Small-Space Gardening (2012)

by Chris McLaughlin

Common name: Glossy abelia Botanical name:Abelia X grandiflora Height: 3′– 4′ Width: 4′–5′ Zone: 5–9 Personality: Abelia is a fabulous evergreen or semievergreen foundation shrub for small yards. It offers showy, funnelshaped, ...

Google previewGrow More With Less (2013)

Sustainable Garden Methods: Less Water * Less Work * Less Money by Vincent A. Simeone

Glossy abelia is an excellent formal or informal hedge, founda- tion planting, and companion to perennials, as it plays nicely with its neighbors in a mixed border. Cultural Requirements Glossy abelia is heat-, drought-, and pest-tolerant, ...

Google previewThe Complete Guide to Companion Planting (2010)

Everything You Need to Know to Make Your Garden Successful by Dale Mayer

Abelia is a beautiful, hardy shrub that provides profuse blooms with intense fragrance. It is a great alternative to the lilac bush. It grows from 6 to 9 feet high and should be spaced 10 feet apart. This shrub does better with a full-sun ...

Google previewCalifornia Gardener's Guide (2001)

by Bruce Asakawa, Sharon Asakawa

ovata 'Hobbit' SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS Dwarf cultivar / small leaves / compact form Glossy Abelia Abelia × grandiflora Glossy Abelia is a hybrid ...

Google previewGrowing the Midwest Garden (2016)

Regional Ornamental Gardening by Edward Lyon

Glossy abelia is a hybrid, semi-evergreen shrub with rounded, spreading, or gracefully arching branches to 6 ft. tall and 6 ft. wide. Its glossy, dark leaves handle shearing well. It attracts butterflies and has a number of cultivars of various sizes ...

Google previewMid-Atlantic Getting Started Garden Guide (2015)

Grow the Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers by Andre Viette, Mark Viette, Jacqueline Heriteau

In warmer areas of the Mid-Atlantic, glossy abelia is an evergreen. In the cool uplands the leaves may eventually fall.

Google previewButterfly Gardening for Texas (2013)

by Geyata Ajilvsgi

CULTIVATION: The shrub known today as Glossy Abelia is a cross between two species, chinensis and uniflora. It is a very hardy, fast-growing shrub with no significant insect or disease problems. It tolerates neglect and grows in shade, but for ...

Google previewThe Allergy-Fighting Garden (2015)

Stop Asthma and Allergies with Smart Landscaping by Thomas Leo Ogren

Abelia is a honeysuckle relative; individuals allergic to honeysuckle (see Lonicera) may experience cross-allergic reactions, although allergy to Abelia is much less common. In a few cases, skin rash caused by contact with the leaves has been ...

Google previewThe Flowering Shrub Expert (1994)

by D. G. Hessayon

The tallest and hardiest Abelia is the scented A. triflora — the rather ...

Google previewPlant This Instead! (2014)

Better Plant Choices * Prettier * Hardier * Blooms Longer * New Colors * Less Work * Drought-Tolerant * Native by Troy B. Marden

n Abelia is a perfect substitute for elaeagnus in warmer climates. Its flowering stems are useful for cutting and work well in summertime arrangement. the dense shrubs make excellent cover for ...

Google previewThe Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs (2014)

by Jim Gardiner

Abelia Xgrandif/ora Abelia xgrandiflora 'Hopleys' Y A semievergreen shrub with pale yellow leaves variegated along the margins and dark green at the centres. The pale pink flowers are long-lasting. Small; full sun;fl0wers mid summer to mid ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

ABELIA, R. Br.; Gen. PL, * Vol. II., 4. A genus of shrubs (belonging to the Natural Order Caprifoli aceje), containing in all only five species : distributed from Kashmir to China and Japan. They are characterised by having opposite ex- stipulate ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (2014)

by George Watt

The Abelia. ABELMOSCHU S. Abaca, a name in the Philippine Islands for Manilla Hemp— Muse. textilis, which see. Abele, the Dutch name for the White Poplar, see Populus alba.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Dacrydium to Gordonia (1890)

by Sir George Watt

Abelia triflora, R.Br.; Caprifoliace.k. Temperate region. Browsed by goats. Abies Webbiana, Lindl.; Conifers. Temperate region. On the Pan jib Himalaya the twigs and leaves are cut and stored for use in winter. Acer pictnm, Thunb., and A.

Google previewAmerican Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers (2011)

by Christopher Brickell

o Abelia triflora Vigorous, deciduous, ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening (1901)

A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson

Pyrus Sambucus Symphoricarpus Viburnum Vitis Abelia Actinidia Ampelopsis Aristolochia Bignonia Chimonanthus Clematis Corchorus Corulopsis Akebia Aristotelia Benthamia Berberidopsis Bridgesia Carpenteria £ rataegus Desfontainea ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Abelia ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Blackberry - Rubus sp Butterfly Bush - Buddleia davidii Button Bush - Cephalanthus occidentalis Chinese Privet - Ligustrum sinense Fire Bush - Hamelia patens Glossy Abelia - Abelia x grandiflora Golden Dewdrop - Duranta repens Hibiscus ...

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

ft Abelia ah-BEEL-yuh. Honeysuckle family, Caprifoliaceae. This genus encompasses up to 30 species of evergreen and deciduous shrubs found on hills and in open woods in Mexico, the Himalayas, and East Asia. Gardeners grow a handful ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Botany; a Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom (1870)

by John Lindley, Thomas Moore

- ABELIA. A small genus of ornamental shrubs, found in ...

Google previewAn illustrated Encyclopaedia of Gardening (2015)

by Walter P. Wright

Abelia (abé-lia, after Dr. Abel. Ord. Caprifoliaceae).-Greenhouse shrubs which are sometimes grown outside in mild districts. They are propagated by layers in spring and by cuttings under a bell glass in summer. Loam and peat, with sand, suit ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

There are many ornamentals, including Abelia, Diervilla, Leycesteria, Lonicera ( honeysuckles), Symphoricarpos (snowberry), and Viburnum. The family is related to *Rubiaceae. There are 12. Capparis spinosa (caper) See CAPPARACEAE.

Google previewThe Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science (2003)

Pioneering Lives From Ancient Times to the Mid-20th Century by Marilyn Ogilvie, Joy Harvey

Abelia, 4 Adelberger of Lombardy, 10 Adelle of theSaracens, 10 Adelmota of.

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