The hanging bell flowers of abutilon will add a party feeling to your garden or balcony. This variety has the softest palest peachy-pink flowers, like newborn baby cheeks. The plants will need protecting from frost, but otherwise they're pretty easy to look after.
Abutilon x hybridum Pink - Chinese lantern, flowering maple, Chinese bellflower APPEARANCE : Evergreen, fast growing shrub related to hollyhock and mallow. Bell-shaped hanging pale pink flowers from spring to autumn, and soft pale leaves that look like those of maple trees. USE IN: Indoors, pots and containers, feature shrub, informal screening. LOCATION: Plant in full sun to maximise flowering, will tolerate shade positions but will flower less. Happy in any well-draining light soil. Mulch and water on a regular basis, until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Tolerates light frosts and drought once established. CARE: Clip to shape if growing as a screen. Fertilise using a slow release fertiliser after flowering to encourage healthy growth. Prune hard in spring to promote new growth. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 2 - 3m H x 1 - 2m W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tubestock plants with young healthy roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 42 mm wide and 80 mm high.