Abutilon megapotamicum 'Red Trumpet' (Standard)Trailing Abutilon

Half-hardy Shrub

What is Half-Hardy Shrub?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches.
Can be grown outdoors but requires winter protection from frosts and temperatures below 0C.

NEW FOR 2021

Exotic specimen shrub!

Carefully trained as a standard

Ideal for the conservatory or a sheltered patio

Fulfilled and sold by Thompson & Morgan

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Please note: This product cannot be delivered outside the United Kingdom.

Height Up to 150cm (59in)
Spread Up to 60cm (24in)

Half-hardy Shrub

patioconservatoryexotic garden

full sun

Flowering Months

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Exotic and intriguing! This beguiling Abutilon makes an alluring focal point for the conservatory or a sheltered spot on the patio. Trained as a standard, the arching stems form a loose crown of semi-evergreen foliage, mounted upon a clear stem. The pendant blooms dangle like fairy-lanterns from summer into autumn. Abutilon megapotamicum 'Red Trumpet' makes an impressive specimen plant for a container. Be sure to bring it into a frost-free conservatory or greenhouse over the winter months, to protect it from the cold. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 60cm (24").

1 x 14cm standard plant (KB7029)
2 x 14cm standard plants (KB7628)

How to Grow
Grow abutilon plants in any fertile, well drained soil in a sunny, sheltered position. A warm south or west facing wall that is protected from cold winds and hard frosts is ideal. In areas where temperatures regularly drop below -5C (23F), abutilon plants are best grown in large patio containers and moved to a frost free position over winter. When growing abutilon in patio containers, use a loam based compost such as John Innes No. 2.
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Feed and water regularly throughout the spring and summer. Abutilon plants do not tolerate overly dry soil and may drop their foliage under such conditions. Prune abutilon lightly in spring, removing any damaged or dead stems.

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For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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