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Abutilon × suntense ‘Geoffrey Gorer’

Flowering maple

Garden

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Features

  • BloomsJune to October
  • Height4m to 2m
  • Growth HabitBroad bushy
  • Flower ColourPurple-blue
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Abutilon × suntense ‘Geoffrey Gorer’ (Flowering maple). This Abutilon has sprays of purple-blue flowers over dark green leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

Garden origin

Interest and use

Ornamental

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Grow in fertile well-drained soil with full sun.

Propagation

Propagate Abutilon by seed in spring or by softwood, greenwood or semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Whitefly, red spider mite and mealy bug.

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