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Abutilon megapotamicum Red Goblin

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Abutilon megapotamicum Red Goblin Chinese Lantern, Trailing Abutilon, ,Chinese Lantern, Trailing Abutilon, Callianthe megapotamica,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Shrubs Prostrate, Shrub Like, Spreading

Description:
Attractive, evergreen prostrate shrub with an abundance of red bell shaped flowers from Spring to Summer. Ideal for use in outdoor containers or in ground giving colour to a shaded spot. Grows approx. 1m tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Groundcover, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Mites, Thrips

Cultural Notes: Use good quality potting mix or free draining soil with high organic matter. Remove spent flowers to encourage new growth. Fertilise with a slow release fertiliser and or a liquid feed.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Malvaceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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