Abutilon is a showy, free-growing shrub. There are many hybrids that are cultivated. They grow best in a combination of equal parts of turfy loam, peat, and leaf mould, with some gritty sand. They can be planted both in pots and outside. They also require an abundance of water.
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Nicholson, George The Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening, Div. VI (London, England: L. Upcott Gill, 1884)