Yellow Flowering Maple

Abutilon x hybridum 'Luteus'

SKU
0015
Attractive showy chrome yellow blooms hang from branch tips in abundance over a long season. Handsome mounding shrub, patio tree or natural espalier. Drooping bell-like flowers backed by rich green maple-like leaves. Sure hummingbird magnets. Great for containers and outdoor living areas. Prune often to control size. Evergreen subshrub. Protect from hot, dry winds. Full to partial sun, shade in hot climates. Fast growth 8 to 12 feet tall and wide.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-BEW-ti-lon LOO-tee-uss
Average Size at MaturityFast grower to 8 to 12 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through Summer
Design IdeasA good container plant if staked and kept pinched for fullness. Looks beautiful by a set of steps. Excellent in a Japanese-style garden or mixed behind a border of dense shrubs.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleTropical
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Houseplant, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Gift Plant, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureShowy Flowers

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. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.

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