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Abutilon spp.

Flowering Maple

Chinese Bellflower, Chinese Lantern, Indian Mallow, Parlor Maple,chinese Maple
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Scientific Name Abutilon spp.
Principal Common Name Flowering Maple
Common Name(s) Chinese Bellflower, Chinese Lantern, Indian Mallow, Parlor Maple,Chinese Maple
Description A tender flowering shrub or small tree with drooping mallow-like flowers ranging in color from white, yellow,orange, pink or red.This plant gets its common name because the leaves are shaped much like a maple leaf. There about 150 different species of Abutilon.
General Comments Flowering maples are hibiscus relatives that have been used for ages as houseplants with little attention paid to their winter hardiness.
Nativity South America
Height Range 0 - 8 FT
Spread Range 0 - 8 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Medium Green
Leaf Texture Papery
Form Bedding plant : Shrub : Vine
Flower Color Apricot : Orange : Pink : Red : White : Yellow
Flower Time
Ease of Growing
Light Preferences Filtered Light
Soil Preferences Loam : Moist : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Color : Container Plant : Flower : Form

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