Abutilon golden Julia
These exotic half-hardy shrubs also known as ‘Chinese bell flowers’, are ideal for large patio planters in your conservatory, the foliage is maple-like and usually smothered in large paper-thin bell shaped golden flowers for most of the summer.
Details Abutilon golden Julia
- Ideal plant for in a pot on your terrace
- Blooms: June – September
- Flower colour: yellow
- Full grown height: 80 cm – 100 cm
- Full grown width: 60 cm – 80 cm
- Plant location: sunny
- Plant depth: 12 cm
- Plant spacing: 70 cm
- Hardiness: Not hardy
- Preferred soil: Well drained
How to take care of Abutilon Julia
For best results soak the roots for approx. 2 hrs before planting and water well for the next few weeks. Some Abutilon Julia make good conservatory plants and others are perfect for summer bedding. Plant Abutilon Julia using a well-drained soil in a sunny position and partial shade.
Water frequently in the growing season, try to keep the soil moist and feed often, from mid spring to early autumn. During growth you might need to trim back to encourage new and bushy growth and pinch the tips.
This is a half-hardy deciduous shrub so in winter they will need protection from the cold and frost, cover with a thick layer of mulch. Replant every year or discard every two years for new ones.