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botanical name:
Abutilon 'Marion'
Abutilon 'Marion' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Flowering maple, Indian mallow
synonyms:  Abutilon 'Marian'
family:  Malvaceae
characteristics: shrub, semi-evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 1.20m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Vigorous hybrid of upright, open bushy habit. Mid-green maple-like leaves and large semi-pendulous, bell-shaped orange-red 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.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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