Abutilon megapotamicum

Frost-hardy exotic-looking shrub with showy pendulous flowers reminiscent of chinese lanterns.

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This is a beautiful, frost-hardy shrub that gives a wild, exotic touch to any garden. Abutilon megapotamicum is native to Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay, with showy pendulous flowers produced almost throughout the year. These have a red calyx and a glossy yellow corolla, they hang from horizonatal branches in a very ornamental way, like chinese lanterns.

Abutilon megapotamicum is very tolerant to different soils and climates and it thrives outdoors from the UK to the Subtropics.

We ship a robust, sun-grown plant, cultivated in a 14-18 cm pot, of variable height of 25-40 cm. We will always try to select a compact robust plant for you. We ship worldwide.

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Botanical Drawing from Wikimedia: De Louis Benoît Van Houtte - Scan of original book from Botanicus, Dominio público, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=20832398º

Cultivation Protected
Plant origin America
Presentation Bare root
Max. Size 200cm-250cm
Botanical family Myrtaceae
Light Sun
Minimum winter temperature -15 ºC to -5 ºC
Flowering Season All year
Plant type Woody
Color Red
Color Yellow
Care Pot
Care Low-maintenance
Shape Shrubs