Abutilon, Flowering Maple
Abutilon 'Super Red'

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Abutilon (a-BEW-tih-lon) (Info)
Cultivar: Super Red
Additional cultivar information:(aka Moned)

Category:

Perennials

Shrubs

Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

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

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

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:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

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

Castro Valley, California

Spring, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Oct 24, 2004, hanna1 from Castro Valley, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Bright red, bell-like flowers, foliage is rich green, arching stems. Use as specimen or container plant. Per American Horticultural Society, heat tolerance in zones 4-12, Average number of days per year above 86F, 14 to 210+ days. Use a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Can be sheared annnually after flowering. Beautifull, has grown to 3ft in 1 year.