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PlantFiles: Flowering Maple
Abutilon 'Super Red'

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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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive hanna1 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.

Regional...

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

Castro Valley, California
Spring, Texas



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