Abutilon megapotamicum ( Trailing Abutilon )

Fast growing, evergreen or semi-evergreen shrub reaching up to 6 feet tall and about as wide. Leaves are bright green, ovate to lance-shaped to 5 inches long, sometimes lobed or heart-shaped at the bases. Grown for showy, pendent, bell-shaped flowers with purple stamens protruding from yellow petals and red calyces. Blooms from summer to autumn. This plant was a favorite […]


The catalogs are a little slimmer this year, but they are still full of the hope and glory of spring and summer. Flowers, vegetables, fruits and herbs burst forth from the pages, each better than last year, allegedly foolproof and free-flowering, requiring little or no maintenance and a great return on investment. It all goes to show that gardeners are […]