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Shrubby Indian Mallow

Abutilon abutiloides

Details & Attributes

Plant Type(s) Perennial
Native to Arizona Yes!
Water Needs Low
Sun Full sun, partial shade
Pollinators Bee, butterflies
Has Spines No
In relative feet, width by height
3 × 2
Freeze Tolerant Yes
Flowering Season August-December
Flower Color Yellow
Minimum Temperature Range 25-30 °F
Leaf Description Leaves a light green, with a generous coat of soft hair
Fruit A dry capsule that stays on the stalk.
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Description A spindly plant with bright yellow, 5-petaled flowers and hairy, heart shaped leaves. This species does well in open habitats and tolerates a variety of soil types though it prefers good drainage