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Abutilon vitifolium 'Veronica Tennant' (Abutilon 'Veronica Tennant')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
4m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Abutilon vitifolium 'Veronica Tennant'

Other names

Abutilon 'Veronica Tennant'

Genus

Abutilon Abutilon

Variety or Cultivar

'Veronica Tennant' _ 'Veronica Tennant' is a large, erect, deciduous shrub with maple-like, dark-green leaves. In summer it bears pale-purple, saucer-shaped flowers.


Abutilon vitifolium 'Veronica Tennant' is: Deciduous

Habit

Erect

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pale-purple in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Mealybugs , Scale insects , Glasshouse whitefly , Glasshouse red spider mite Mealybugs , Scale insects , Glasshouse whitefly , Glasshouse red spider mite

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Abutilon vitifolium 'Veronica Tennant' (Abutilon 'Veronica Tennant') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Wallside and trellises, Greenhouse, Indoor

Cultivation

Plant under glass or indoors in a loam-based potting compost in full light. Can be grown outdoors in warmer climates.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Abutilon vitifolium 'Veronica Tennant'

Other names

Abutilon 'Veronica Tennant'

Genus

Abutilon Abutilon

Variety or Cultivar

'Veronica Tennant' _ 'Veronica Tennant' is a large, erect, deciduous shrub with maple-like, dark-green leaves. In summer it bears pale-purple, saucer-shaped flowers.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Erect

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pale-purple in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Mealybugs , Scale insects , Glasshouse whitefly , Glasshouse red spider mite

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Abutilon vitifolium 'Veronica Tennant' (Abutilon 'Veronica Tennant') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Wallside and trellises, Greenhouse, Indoor

Cultivation

Plant under glass or indoors in a loam-based potting compost in full light. Can be grown outdoors in warmer climates.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8

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