Genus Abelia Species x Cultivar 'Madi Gras' Common Name Madi Gras Abelia Patent ID pp# 15203 Height 2 to 3 Feet Spread 3 to 4 Feet Habit Low, mounding shrub. Moderate growth rate. Zone 6 to 9 Culture Full sun. Flower Small, pale pink. May until frost. Flower Color Pink Foliage Green and white variegation, tinged pink. Semi-evergreen to deciduous. Category: Evergreen Shrub Description An introduction from Hawksridge Farms, Hickory NC.