Thompson’s Flowering Maple
Add a splash of color to your garden with this beautiful variegated abutilon. Its chloroplastic pixelated leaves are wild and unique and in summer the plant is accented by stunning peach colored flowers that are a favorite for bees and hummingbirds. Incredibly heat tolerant, these are a perfect fit for gardens that experience hot summers, though they will likely need winter protection in cooler climates. They can tolerate partial shade and prefer well draining soils.
Latin Name: Abutilon pictum
Site and Soil: Sun to fairly full shade.
Hardiness: Hardy to at least 20F. but can resprout from lower temps
Size at Maturity: typically 6 ft. in height and 4-6 ft. wide
Bloom Time: June-October
Pests & Diseases: No diseases seen so far on this plant
USDA Zone: 9a