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Abutilon megapotamicum


Order: Malvales
   Family: Malvaceae
            Genus: Abutilon
                        Specie: Abutilon megapotamicum

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 8 ft (2.4 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in a sunny position

Features: Yellow flowers with bright red calyx spring?early summer

Uses: Grown against a sunny wall Ground cover

Zones: 8-10

Description: The name of this species is Latinized Greek for ?of the big river?, a reference to the Rio Grande of southern Brazil, to which region it is native. A popular ornamental, it is known in gardens in several different forms: one is an erect shrub of up to 8 f

Growth Habit: Can be an erect shrub with arching canes or low prostrate form


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