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Annuals
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Abutilon megapotamicum
Trailing Abutilon
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Category: Annuals
Light: Full sun
 

Description
This trailing form of the flowering maple is a favorite to all who grow it. Suitable as a standard specimen, basket or window box plant, it can grow up or fall over other plants, complementing most everything. The small, 2 to 3" long pointed leaves are shallowly three-lobed and almost horizontal, making the plant grow almost in a single plane. The 2 to 3" long, narrow flowers consist of lemon yellow petals surrounded at the base by a bright red sepals. The column of pistil and attached stamens conspicuously protrude from the petals making a stunning combination.

Plant Profile
Family Malvaceae
Origin Brazil
Height 12" to 4'
Spread to 5'
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Colors Yellow
Bloom Time Summer
Uses Specimen, Hanging Baskets, Container
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             


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For use on Annuals: STA-GREEN® Bloom Start®


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