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Abutilon hybrida Bella

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Abutilon hybrida Bella Chinese Lantern,Chinese Lantern,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Shrub Like, Upright

A dwarf shrub with an abundance of colourful bell shaped flowers of red, yellow, pink, orange or white. In bloom from spring to autumn. Ideal for use as indoor house plants, outdoor containers or in ground giving colour to a shaded spot.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Feature, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Mites, Thrips

Cultural Notes: Use good quality potting mix or free draining soil with high organic matter. Remove spent flowers to encourage new growth. Fertilise with a slow release fertiliser and or a liquid feed.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Malvaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Orange, Pink, White, Yellow, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate