Abutilon palmeri

Palmer's Indian Mallow

Plant family: Malvaceae - Mallow

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Plant type: Shrub

Plant origin: N/A, California

 
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Flower Color Orange
Blooming Season Fall, Spring, Summer
Height 3-5 feet
Spread 1-5 feet
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Creosote Bush Scrub

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Adaptable

Special Characteristic

Good in Containers, Hedges and Screens

Plant Highlights

This medium sized shrub grows in a rounded shape with slender branches. It is covered with soft velvety grey-green leaves. This particular variety has drooping bright orange flowers with a dark calyx. The blooming season begins in the spring and will continue until the fall. Abutilon palmeri also attracts hummingbirds which will help control the aphid population. Despite it's lavish flowers this plant requires minimal supplemental water and is an eye-catching addition to a drought-tolerant or desert garden.

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