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Abutilon 'Biltmore Ballgown'
Common Name: Flowering Maple Family: Malvaceae (The Mallow Family)

An heirloom from Biltmore Estate in Ashville, North Carolina, Abutlion 'Biltmore Ballgown' is an excellent and vigorous flowering maple cultivar. Its upright stems are festooned with dangling two-inch orange bells streaked with scarlet throughout summer. Just provide lots of fertilizer. May be hardy to zone 7 if grown in full-sun and protected from winter wet in well-drained beds and with mulch. Will blossom straight through winter in a bright window inside the house.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Americas - Central and South America

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

ClassSemi-evergreen Primary Bloom ColourRed
TypeShrub Secondary Bloom ColourOrange
Height4-6' Bloom TimeSpring - Summer
Spread12-24" FragranceNo
Light ExposureFull Sun Part Sun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil Moisture Stem Colour
Hardiness7-10 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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