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ABUTILON x suntense

Commonly known as Chinese lantern, Flowering maple, Parlour maple



Dark mauve to blue flowers
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Available autumn 2019

£16.00 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2020

ABUTILON x suntense is also available as part of our 'The Blue Border' offer.
29 plants for £318.50 - saving you £58.50

  • Evergreen - narrowly ovate, 3- to 5-lobed, grey-green leaves to 12cm (5in) long with toothed margins.
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Blue
  • Height - 4m (13ft)
  • Spread - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Tall Shrub - fast-growing, upright shrub with stout, grey-felted shoots. Flowers are long-stalked, pendent, to 6cm (2½in) across.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - A. ochsenii x A. vitifolium
  • Pests & Diseases - whiteflies, red spider mites, mealybugs, scale insects (particularly in greenhouse)
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Saucer-shaped
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
  • Neutral to acid soil
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4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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