Super sweet fragrance and one of the hardiest Abelia's available. 'Sweet Emotion' is a showcase plant that deserves a spot in your garden.
It tolerates shade, resists deer and rabbits and produces a sweet jasmine fragrance. Abelia mosanensis, commonly known as fragrant abelia or Korean abelia, is a rounded, multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub with loose upright-arching stems that typically grows to 4-6' tall and as wide. It is native to Korea. Pink buds open to extremely fragrant, tubular, pinkish-white flowers which bloom in spring. Its flowers are attractive to butterflies and its glossy green foliage turns orange-red in fall.