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Abutilon hybrida Golden Fleece

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Abutilon hybrida Golden Fleece Chinese Lantern,Chinese Lantern,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Shrub Like, Upright

Attractive medium evergreen shrub with an abundance of light golden-yellow 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 1-2m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, 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

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Yellow
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