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Abutilon × hybridum ‘Canary Bird’

Flowering maple

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Features

  • BloomsApril to October
  • Height2.5m to 2m
  • Growth HabitBroad bushy
  • Flower ColourBright yellow
  • Leaf ColourDark green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Abutilon × hybridum ‘Canary Bird’ (Flowering maple). This Abutilon produces bright yellow, single blooms. It has an upright habit and dark green leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

Of gardens

Interest and use

The flowers and foliage. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil.

Propagation

Sow the seeds in the spring, or by cutting in the summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for red spider mites, mealy bugs or scale insects.

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