Abutilon hybridum
Chinese Lantern
Chinese bellflower and Flowering Maple
Evergreen Shrub
6' to 10' Height
6' to 10' Width
March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, and December
Various Flower colors.
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Hardy to 20° to 40°
Zone 8 through 9
Moderate Litter Rate Moderate Litter Rate
High Water Use High Water Use
Moderate Growing Moderate Growing
Moderate Water Use Moderate Water Use
Leaves are similar to Maples. Flowers are bell like and hang down. Bloom mainly in spring, but white and yellow varities bloom almost continuously all year. Native to South America but grown world wide.