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Flowering maple

Abutilon megapotamicum 'Variegatum'

Indian mallow, Chinese lantern, Trailing abutilon

As the Abutilon megapotamicum but the foliage has yellow markings.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Spring, Summer

Propagation

Notes
Seed or softwood cuttings

Geography

Origin
America, South, America

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Tender

Uses

Notes
Ideal for unheated conservatories or greenhouses, also suitable for containers, wall-side borders or open borders in urban gardens during the summer.

Personality

Family
Malvaceae
Flower colour
Red, Yellow
Scent
None

Problems

If grown under glass they are susceptible to Whiteflies, Red Spider Mites, Mealybugs and Scale insects.

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