Chinese lantern
Abutilon x hybridum
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 5.6 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid subtropical

Photo

Names

Family Malvaceae

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • cream
  • pink
  • red
  • white
  • yellow
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    5
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    6
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Leaf color
  • green