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Abutilon x hybridum 'Ashton's Red'


Abutilon x hybridum 'Ashton's Red'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Dense bushy shrub with erect branches and lobed light green large soft leaves. In summer it has clusters of vibrant soft red bell-like flowers. The flowers are full of nectar which will attract birds. Protect from heavy frost. Will grow in sun or shade.

 
Genus
Abutilon
Species   x hybridum
Cultivar   'Ashton's Red'

Common name
Chinese Lantern

Family name
Malvaceae
Place of origin
Garden origin


DETAILS
Height
1.5 m
Width
1.5 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture / Soil must be well drained

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Prefers a sheltered site / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Nourishment / Paradise / Sanctuary / Texture / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
All our current stock has been dispatched out to retailers. If they have none left for you, we are growing another crop to supply as soon as possible.
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