Terms and conditions are loading...
Click the tabs to read more
Get more detailed care advice, specific how-to guides and care reminder prompts right to your inbox!
Check you are planting correctly with our unique garden match tool.
Did you know 30% of new plants purchased die within the first year because they are planted in the wrong place? Don't make that costly and upsetting mistake!
|2 hours care
Botanical name: Abutilon 'Cannington Peter'
Other names: Abutilon 'Cannington Peter'
Variety or cultivar: 'Cannington Peter' _ 'Cannington Peter' is a medium-sized shrub, with yellow-mottled leaves and nodding, bowl-shaped, dark red flowers.
Abutilon 'Cannington Peter' is: Evergreen
Flower: Dark-red, Red in Summer; Dark-red, Red in Autumn
Foliage: Spotted, Green, Yellow in All seasons
Habit: Spreading, Bushy
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Diseases: May suffer from virus.
Propagation: Propagate by seed in spring at 15ºC to 18ºC, or by softwood cuttings.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Abutilon 'Cannington Peter' (Abutilon 'Cannington Peter') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Containers, Wallside and trellises, City, Cottage/Informal, Greenhouse, Indoor
Cultivation: Grow outdoors in sunny sheltered border, or grow under glass in loam-based compost in full light. When growin in warm weather, water regularly and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser each month. In winter, water sparingly keeping almost moist.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Well-drained, Moist but well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Hardiness:||Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)|
"I think Shoot is fab! I'm pointing my clients in your direction!"
Alice Bowe, Garden Designer - Nottingham and London