Abutilon 'Dwarf Red'

The word, dwarf in the scientific name is used to describe a stock or individual of plants and animals whose growth was stopped less than the half of the usual size for their species.  In cultivars, a dwarf is often created by the method of a bleeding study.  This plant has the scientific name, Abutilon x hybridum 'Dwarf Red', and it means that it is a hybrid species of Abutilon which is dwarf and has red flowers.

Abutilon Dwarf Red grows luxuriantly to expand its branches much and its flowers, leaves and height are smaller than the others in the Abutilon family.  However it produces brilliant deep orange flowers in a cluster which are about 3 cm in diameter.  Many plants belonging to the Malvaceae family such as a Hibiscus keeps its flower only for one day, but the flowers of Abutilon last for a few days.

Classification Malvaceae Abutilon
Scientific name Abutilon x hybridum 'Dwarf Red'
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Native locality Brazil
Ecological description Half-hardy evergreen shrub
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Planting place Sun Gallery
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