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PlantFiles: Flowering Maple
Abutilon 'Frieda'

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Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Abutilon (a-BEW-tih-lon) (Info)
Cultivar: Frieda

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Category:
Perennials
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Orange
Red-Orange
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Evergreen
Blue-Green
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
Veined

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest

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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive RichSwanner On Mar 10, 2004, RichSwanner from Citrus Heights, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

Very prolific plant. A dozen or more blooms at once. beautiful, delicate flowers, but are strong enough to hold on even in windy, rainy conditions. The plant shown went through a big storm,yet still looks bright and full. All around great plants,colorful with almost non-flowers all year long.

Regional...

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

Citrus Heights, California
San Diego, California



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