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Abutilon abutiloides (Jacq.) Garcke ex Hochr.
Shrubby Indian mallow
Synonym(s): Abutilon americanum, Abutilon jacquinii, Abutilon lignosum
USDA Symbol: ABAB
The 1 inch wide flowers have a central column of stamens and 5 petals that are slightly longer than the sepals. The flowers open late in the afternoon. The leaves are heart-shaped with toothed edges. Both the plants and leaves are stellate pubescent (covered in short, velvety, radiating, star-shaped hairs)
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Drought Tolerance: High
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
PropagationPropagation Material: Budding
Record Last Modified: 2013-08-06