How to grow Abelia Grandiflora Kaleidoscope

Position: Sun or partial shade. Best in a sheltered spot. Does well by the sea.
Foliage: Semi Evergreen, leaves persist for most of the year but many may drop in very cold spells (and re leaf the following spring)
Soil and site: Any soil except very dry
Flowering time: continuously through summer and autumn.
Growth rate: slow/moderate 15-20cm per year.
Ultimate height and spread: 100cm high x 100cm or more wide
Hardiness: Moderately hardy, does best in a sheltered sunny spot
Aftercare: Water regularly after planting and through the first season until established. Prune or trim in late winter/early spring.