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Palmer's Indian Mallow, Superstition Mallow
Scientific Name: Abutilon palmeri A. Gray
Family: Malvaceae
Palmer's Indian Mallow, Superstition Mallow (Abutilon  palmeri)
Abutilon palmeri early May in Phoenix
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8-9, 12-24
USDA: 9b-12

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Heat Tolerance: Tolerates reflected heat

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Origin: Southwestern USA (California, Arizona), Mexico (Baja California, Sonora), below 2500 feet elevation (750 m)

Growth Habits: Medium shrub to 3 to 6 feet tall (90-180 cm), by 3 to 5 feet in diameter (90 cm-1.5 m); velvety heart-shaped leaves

Watering Needs: Little water when established, grow faster with more water

Propagation: Seeds, cuttings

Blooming Habits:
Golden yellow to apricot colored flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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