Scientific Name: Abutilon x hybridum
Common Name: Flowering Maple, Chinese Bell Flower
Hardiness Degree: 45°F (7.2°C)
Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Autumn
Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright
Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Heat Tolerant
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 14 - 20" (36 - 51cm)
Height: 14 - 18" (36 - 46cm)
Width: 14 - 18" (36 - 46cm)
Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun
General Information: Well branched plants that continuously bloom indoors or out.
Plug crop time:
3 to 5 weeksTransplant to finish:
Spring 6 to 8 weeks, Autumn 8 to 10 weeks
- Compact variety for outdoor containers; also good in indoor plant programs.
- True dwarf variety germinates easily and needs little or no growth regulators.
- Well-branched plants bloom continuously, even in high heat.
- Large, 3-in./8-cm, bell-shaped blooms “look up” for a good show of colour; under cooler conditions, colours intensify.