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botanical name:
Abutilon 'Julia'
Abutilon 'Julia' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Flowering maple, Indian mallow
family:  Malvaceae
characteristics: shrub, semi-evergreen
height: 0.60m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -2°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Vigorous, compact, upright bushy hybrid. Bright green maple-like leaves and large pendulous, bell-shaped yellow flowers.

cultivation:
Needs a warm, sheltered, sunny position and moderately fertile, well drained soil. Pinching back shoots will encourage branching and increase flower production. Cut back long stems in spring, as necessary.

propagation:
Softwood or semi-ripe cuttings, in spring or summer.

usage:
Conservatories or containers.

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