Flowering Maple, Red Vein Indian Mallow
Abutilon striatum

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Abutilon (a-BEW-tih-lon) (Info)
Species: striatum (stree-AH-tum) (Info)
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Category:

Shrubs

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Orange

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Variegated

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Richmond, California

San Francisco, California

Seffner, Florida

Douglas, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 8, 2012, moondancermom from Brandon, FL wrote:

I have this plant in my back yard in Tampa, Fl and I love it!! The flowers are so beautiful!! It loves the cool sandy soil and filtered sun under the oak trees where it grows surrounded by ferns and angel trumpets.

Positive

On Aug 24, 2011, jkoalenz from New Braunfels, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

I would love to have this plant. Does anybody know where I can get them at? I feel in love with it and now I want one.

Thanks,

Julie Chambers