Thompson's Flowering Maple

Abutilon pictum 'Thompsonii'

SKU
09862
This fast-growing tropical flowering shrub is prized for its speckled, maple-shaped leaves and showy, coral-orange flowers. A beautiful accent or border shrub in frost-free areas, with an upright form that is easily espaliered against a wall. A showy container accent in bright patio or indoor locations.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-BEW-ti-lon PIK-tum
Average Size at MaturityFast growing, 5-8 ft. tall, 3-4 ft. wide
Bloom TimeSpring through summer; nearly year-round in frost-free climates.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeRepeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleTropical
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Poolside
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Gift Plant, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Provide well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-10

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