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Flowering Maple

Abutilon megapotamicum

Also known as

Indian Mallow, Chinese Bell Flower

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

2.5m

1.5m

Min

1.5m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Overview

A deciduous or partially evergreen, medium-sized trailing shrub, long slender branches bare delicate pendulous, bell-shaped flowers with yellow petals and red calyx through the summer and autumn. Foliage is narrow and ovate shaped.

Common problems

Can get red spider mite, mealybugs and scale insects, may also suffer from viruses

Propagation

Cuttings

Softwood or semi-ripe cuttings

Seed

Propagate by seed in spring at 15ºC to 18ºC

Special Features

Pot plant

Conservatory plant or tender

Attractive flowers

Produces attractive blooms.

Uses

Flower borders and beds Patio & Container Plants