Abutilon x hybridum - Plant
Description for Abutilon x hybridum
Abutilon Ãƒâ€” hybridum is a species name used for a wide variety of different types flowering plants of uncertain origin in the genus Abutilon.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Flowering Maple, Indian Mallow|
Regional name: Marathi - Jasvandh, Hindi - Kanghi, Bengali - Petari, Gujarati - Dabali, Kannada - Tutti, Malayalam - Velluram, Punjabi - Peelee-bootee, Sanskrit, Tamil - Vallarei.
|Red, pink, yellow, white||Seasonal bloomer||2.00 to 4.00 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Before you plant, be sure that you choose varieties proven in your climate. When in doubt, All-America Rose Selections winners are good bets. Or check with your local nursery.If you order plants from a mail-order company, order early, in January or February (March at the latest).
|Full sun to part shade||well-drained soil||medium||16 to 18Ã‚Â°C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Abutilon x hybridum
- Plants love waterâ€but dont drown them. That is, they dont like to sit in water, and they ll die if the soil is too wet in winter. The ideal soil is rich and loose, with good drainage. One of the worst mistakes you can make is to not provide adequate drainage.Use mulch.
Typical uses of Abutilon x hybridum
Special features: Beds, borders, pots, window boxes or containers.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.