Trailing Abutilon (Callianthe megapotamica 'Variegatum') in the Abutilons Database

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Botanical names:
Callianthe megapotamica Accepted
Abutilon megapotamicum Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Red and yellow
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Plant Events from our members
got2b On February 1, 2016 Bloomed
It's still tiny but the blooms are gorgeous. Can't wait till it gets big.
got2b On July 21, 2015 Miscellaneous Event
Approx. 8" high
got2b On July 21, 2015 Bloomed
Already in bloom
piksihk On April 27, 2019 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
piksihk On April 16, 2018 Transplanted
WG front bed
piksihk On March 11, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
Two cuttings - rooted
piksihk On November 10, 2016 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Nice! by plantladylin Sep 10, 2011 2:20 AM 4

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