Glossy and vibrant, the yellow-green foliage of Abelia x grandiflora 'Francis Mason' makes a striking feature even before the blooms appear. From midsummer to autumn, this arching semi-evergreen shrub bears clusters of palest pink, tubular flowers at the tip of each stem, with a delicate honey fragrance. Abelia x grandiflora 'Francis Mason' is a much admired specimen for borders or informal hedging. Flowers July-October. Height 100-150cm.