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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
A. megapotamicum is a deciduous or partially evergreen, medium-sized shrub to 2m, with tapering, narrowly ovate leaves, and pendulous, bell-shaped flowers with yellow petals and large crimson calyx, in summer and autumn
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 East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Grow as an indoor or conservatory plant or outside as summer bedding in a sheltered position
Propagate by seed in spring at 15ºC to 18ºC, or by softwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 9
Pests Can get glasshouse whitefly, glasshouse red spider mite, aphids, mealybugs and scale insects
May suffer from virus
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