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Flowering Maple

Botanical Name
Abutllon hybridum
Hardiness
Zones 9 to 10, grown as an annual elsewhere
Height
18 to 30 inches
Width
24 inches
Flowers
Summer thru frost: red, pink, yellow, white, orange
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 18" apart
  • Plants (especially those with variegated foliage) do best with morning sun and afternoon shade
  • Pinch young plants to promote bushier growth
  • NOT drought tolerant - requires consistent moisture
  • Can be overwintered as a houseplant when given intense bright light
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Variegatum - yellow mottled leaves
  • Eclipse - pink flowers, leaves have yellow variegation
  • Fool's Gold - orange flowers

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