Abutilon hybrids

Botanical Name: Abutilon hybrids

Phonetic: uh-BOO-tih-lahn high-britz

Common Name(s): Flowering Maple

Family: Malvaceae
Origin: South America, two species are native to California and Arizona
Plant Type: Shrub
Persistence: Deciduous

Leaf Type:  Maple-like, palmately shaped                                        
Leaf Color: Light green
Texture: Medium 
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Spring to fall
Flower Color(s): Red, pink, yellow, white, peach, pink

Exposure: Part shade
USDA: 9-10
Growth Rate:                                              
Height: 8-10 Feet
Spread: 8-10 Feet
Hydrozone: 2/Medium
Soil: Rich, medium moisture, well-drained, moist, loamy
Pest: No significant problems, whiteflies, scale

Features: Showy bell shaped flowers, semi-tropical, frost tender
Uses: Beds, pots, containers, standard, Asian and woodland gardens,

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