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Abutilon hybrida Boule De Neige

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Abutilon hybrida Boule De Neige Chinese Lantern,Chinese Lantern,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Attractive medium evergreen shrub with an abundance of white bell shaped flowers from spring through to summer. Ideal for use as indoor house plants, outdoor containers or in ground giving colour to a shaded spot. Grows approx. 2-3m tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Hedging / Screening, Indoor Plant, Shady Garden, Tropical 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

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
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
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