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Trailing Abutilon in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Abutilon megapotamicum syn. Abutilon vexillarium

 

Trailing Abutilon

A. megapotamicum is a partially evergreen, shrub which grows to 2m. It has narrow ovate leaves, and hanging bell-shaped flowers with yellow petals and a large red calyx. It blooms in summer and autumn.

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plant Features
  • Trailing Abutilon likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Trailing Abutilon likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Trailing Abutilon is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Trailing Abutilon likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Trailing Abutilon

Latin name

Abutilon megapotamicum syn. Abutilon vexillarium

type

Shrub

family

Malvaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Trailing Abutilon likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Trailing Abutilon is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Trailing Abutilon likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Trailing Abutilon likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Trailing Abutilon is 1.50meters x 2.00meters 1.50 M 2.00 M

Abutilon megapotamicum syn. Abutilon vexillarium

A. megapotamicum is a partially evergreen, shrub which grows to 2m. It has narrow ovate leaves, and hanging bell-shaped flowers with yellow petals and a large red calyx. It blooms in summer and autumn.


Planting Outdoors Spring

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Plant outdors in spring only in regions where the night temperature does not fall below about 60F. Plant in a moist but will drained soil in a site that offers some proitection from strong winds and in dappled sunlight. Apply a generous layer of well rotted compost into the planting hole and water frequently until established.

 

Planting as a houseplant

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

If left unrestrained, Abutilon may grow to ten feet in height and spread, so it is important to not provide too large of a planter but it should have good drainage and filled with a quality general purpose houseplant compost. Site it in a well lit position with filtered sunlight and where the daytime temperature is about 70F during the day and about 60F at night.

 
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