Scientific Name: Abutilon x hybridum Form: Round
Common Name:Chinese lantern, parlour maple , flowering mapleTexture:Coarse
Family Name:MalvaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Alternate, Soft flexible, Palmate venation, Pubescent, Ovate, Crenate
Flowers: Flowers clustered, Orange, White, Pink, Red, Yellow, Aug- Jun- Jul- Oct- Sep
Fruit: Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Schizocarp, Brown, Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil:
Landscape Uses: Attract butterflies, Indoor plant, Summer interest
Key ID Features:Leaves usually lobed like a maple; flowers cup-shaped, about 5 cm wide; fruit rounded, capsule-like.