Trailing Abutilon, Flowering Maple, Chinese Lanterns 'Orange Hot Lava'

Abutilon megapotamicum

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Abutilon (a-BEW-tih-lon) (Info)
Species: megapotamicum (meg-uh-poh-TAM-ih-kum) (Info)
Cultivar: Orange Hot Lava
Hybridized by L. Miller
Registered or introduced: 2005


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36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


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USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

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Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade


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Late Fall/Early Winter


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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Leandro, California

Navarre, Florida

Lawrenceville, Georgia

Barbourville, Kentucky

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