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Abutilon 'Tango'

Abutilon 'Tango'

Also known as

Flowering Maple 'Tango', Chinese Lantern 'Tango'

Photo by Tynings-Climbers (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

30cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Abutilon 'Tango' Overview

Abutilon 'Tango' is a tender evergreen shrub that produces many beautiful bright orange-red bell-shaped flowers in summer and autumn. Often treated as a climber, it has an upright, compact habit and is a popular conservatory plant. Outdoors, it needs a sheltered, warm position - against a sunny wall perhaps - and it likes moist but well-drained soil. Also known as Flowering Maple 'Tango' or Chinese Lantern 'Tango', this cultivar can add stunning tropical interest to your indoor or outside space! It is also attractive to pollinators so will bring beneficial wildlife into your garden.

Common problems with Abutilon 'Tango'

How to propagate Abutilon 'Tango'

Seed

Propagate Abutilon by seed in spring.

Cuttings

Softwood, greenwood or semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Special features of Abutilon 'Tango'

Attractive flowers

Attracts useful insects

Pot plant

Indoor plant

Attracts bees

Autumn colour

Other uses of Abutilon 'Tango'

Ornamental