The Main Plant entry for Abutilons (Callianthe)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Comments:
Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Nov 21, 2013 1:28 PM

Abutilon x hybridum is a species name used for a wide variety of different types flowering plants of uncertain origin in the genus Abutilon.
They have been variously said to perhaps derive from the species Abutilon theophrasti, A. striatum, A. darwinii, A. pictum, or any of the South American species.
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