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Superstition Mallow

Superstition Mallow

Regular price $7.00 USD
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Plant Type: Plants & Trees
Plant Height: 4-6 feet
Spread: 2-4 feet
Flower Color: black
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade


The Superstition Mallow is a captivating garden specimen known for its unusual and dramatic flower color. This plant belongs to the genus Abutilon, often referred to as flowering maples due to the maple-like shape of their leaves. The 'Superstition' variety stands out with its almost black flowers, which are a rarity in the plant world. These blooms are bell-shaped and hang delicately from the branches, providing a unique visual appeal throughout its blooming season.

Growing to a medium size, it's an ideal choice for gardeners looking to add a touch of the exotic to their landscape. Its height and spread make it suitable for use as a focal point in a mixed border or as a standalone specimen in a container. The plant is relatively low-maintenance, requiring regular watering and occasional pruning to maintain shape and encourage more prolific blooming.

In terms of climate adaptability, the Superstition Mallow is reasonably hardy but may need protection in colder climates. It thrives in warmer regions and can be grown as a perennial in zones where frost is not a severe issue. In cooler zones, it can be treated as an annual or overwintered indoors. The combination of its unique flower color, ease of care, and versatility in garden design make the Superstition Mallow a valued addition to any garden seeking a touch of mystery and elegance.

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