‘Radiance’ Suntastic™

Abelia Hybrid 'Radiance' PP21929

This beautiful variegated abelia holds its green with creamy white foliage year round. White flowers attract pollinators. Deer resistant.

Sunset Zones

3 (with protection) 4–24, 28–35

USDA Zones

-10°F to 0°F USDA zones 6–10

‘Radiance’ Suntastic™ Features

Plant Dimensions

3–5' H x 3–5' W

Landscape Use

Accent, Border, Container, Cottage/Informal, Foundation Planting, Garden Bed, Low Hedge, Mass planting

Plant Type


Growth Rate



Full coastal sun to part shade in hotter climates

Special Feature

Attracts Pollinators, Compact habit, Deer Resistant, Dwarf Habit, Easy Care, Heat Tolerance, Variegated Foliage, Water-wise, Year-Round Interest


Green and white variegated leaves

Flowering Season

Summer to Fall

‘Radiance’ Suntastic™ Plant Care

Water Needs

Low Water Once Established/Water-wise


Fertilize yearly in spring


Prune in early spring before first flush


Well-drained soils

Planting Instructions

1. Dig in your native soil a hole as deep and wide as the container. We recommend planting in native soil for best acclimation.
2. Fill the hole with water and thoroughly water the new plant; allow both to drain.
3. Gently place the plant on its side and remove the pot. Place your hand on the bottom of the plant and put it in the hole.
4. Return native soil around the root ball, wetting and gently tamping down.
5. To complete, create a shallow trench around the base of the plant to contain the water when watering.
6. Mulch 1–2” deep around the plant, avoiding the area closest to the stem.

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