Abutilon

 

There are a hundred or so Chinese bellflowers, native mostly from southern North America down to South America. They are tropical and subtropical shrubs from the mallow family. The name Abutilon comes from the Arabic name for a local mallow.

They are propagated by softwood cuttings, in spring or fall.

Species and varieties
Abutilon hybridum (Flowering Maple, Chinese Lantern)
Abutilon megapotamicum (Flowering Maple, Trailing Abutilon)
Abutilon palmeri (Palmer's Indian Mallow, Superstition Mallow)
Abutilon vitifolium
Abutilon vexillarium synonym of Abutilon megapotamicum (Flowering Maple, Trailing Abutilon)

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