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botanical name:
Abutilon 'Louis Marignac'
Abutilon 'Louis Marignac' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Flowering maple, Indian mallow
synonyms:  Abutilon 'Louis de Marignac'
family:  Malvaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 3.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
Upright evergreen with spreading branches. 3 or 5-lobed, light to mid green leaves and nodding, bell-shaped, pale pink flowers.

Well drained soil in full sun. Protect from frost. Cut back long stems in spring, as necessary. Prone to attack by whitefly.

By seed or either softwood or semi-ripe cuttings.

Usually trained against a wall. Can be grown in a container, which makes it possible to move into a conservatory for winter protection.

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