Abutilon 'Orange Hot Lava'
Orange Hot Lava Flowering Maple
Item #: 7302
Zones: 7b to 10b
Height: 48" tall
Culture: Sun to Part Sun
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)
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Thanks to Luen Miller of Monterrey Bay Nursery for sharing his splendid 2005 introduction of a hybrid of Abutilon megapotamicum. The 3-4' tall mass of stems is adorned with pointed green leaves and, from early June until fall, with hundreds of dangling bell-shaped flowers. The flowers are clear orange highlighted by red bloodshot eye-like veins. Each flower is held tight by a dark burgundy calyx (the thing the flower sits in). Abutilon 'Orange Hot Lava' has been a standout in both our summer flowering and winter hardiness trials. Nine out of ten hummingbirds agree, Abutilon 'Orange Hot Lava' is a top flowering maple choice!