Abelia are tough, semi-evergreen, flowering shrubs that that work wonderfully as foundation plants. They bloom in the spring and keep their leaves year-round so you'll always have something to show with them! Abelia thrive in the sun, and need well drained soil. Ruby Anniversary® has colorful ruby-red new growth that fades to green in time. It's fragrant white flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies all summer long. It's an extra hardy variety that performs well in northern climates. Ruby Anniversary® thrives in the sun, has good fall color and is deer resistant.