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botanical name:
Abutilon vitifolium 'Tennant's White'
Abutilon vitifolium 'Tennant's White' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Flowering Maple
family:  Malvaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 5.00m
width: 2.50m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -2°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
description:
Upright shrub with greyish woolly stems and silvery-green, hairy, vine-like palmate leaves. Large pure white flowers freely borne in early summer.

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.

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