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Other common names
abutilon 'Kentish Belle'
Abutilon can be evergreen or deciduous shrubs, trees, perennials or annuals, with simple or palmately lobed leaves and bell-shaped or bowl-shaped flowers often with conspicuous stamens
'Kentish Belle' is a compact, semi-evergreen shrub with arching shoots and three-lobed, triangular-ovate leaves. Flowers 4-5cm in length, bell-shaped, with orange-yellow petals and dark red calyx
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow outdoors in sunny sheltered border. Grow under glass in loam-based compost in full light
Propagate by seed, or softwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 1 , pruning group 6 or pruning group 9
Pests Can get glasshouse whitefly, glasshouse red spider mite, aphids, mealybug and scale insects
May suffer from a virus
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