Abutilon x hybridum '~Species'

Flowering Maple, Chinese Lantern

Family: Malvaceae Mallow


Type Tree, shrub
USDA Hardiness range 9A - 11
Exposure Partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color Orange, purple, red, salmon, white, yellow
Bloom time Year 'round
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, espalier, rock garden, specimen
Height 8' to 15' / 2.40m to 4.60m
Spread 6' to 15' / 1.80m to 4.60m
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Spreading or horizontal, upright or erect
Attributes and features Attractive foilage