Bred by the University of Sydney in Australia and offered through PlantHaven, plants have tight internodes and make nice baskets and containers for shade. Flowers are more outward facing than other abutilons, which tend to hide flowers in the foliage. Colors include Soft Lemon, Tangerine, White and Red. The common name for abutilon is flowering maple.
About The Editor’s Choice Award
The Editor’s Choice is the traditional award Greenhouse Grower has always presented with the editor choosing based on the introductions at the California Spring Trials. Delilah’s top five are in the running for Editor’s Choice.
The other nominees for 2010 Editor’s Choice Award are:
Scaevola ‘Suntastic’ by Westhoff
Canna ‘Tropical Bronze Scarlet’ by Takii
Plentifall Pansies by PanAmerican Seed
Petunia ‘Black Velvet’ by Ball FloraPlant