Abutilon pictum is a fast-growing tropical flowering... more
Abutilon pictum Thompsonii - Golden Rain Flowering Maple
Abutilon pictum is a fast-growing tropical flowering shrub is prized for its speckled, maple-shaped leaves and showy, coral-orange flowers. A beautiful accent or border shrub in frost-free areas, with an upright form that is easily espaliered against a wall. A showy container accent in bright patio or indoor locations, fun and easy-to-grow hummingbird magnet for the perennial border. Thompsonii is a showy variety with golden leaf variegation and peach colored flowers with red veins. Great container specimen.
Red Maple is a fast growing tree, best known for its... more
Acer rubrum - Red Maple
Red Maple is a fast growing tree, best known for its brilliant deep scarlet foliage in December-January in Florida and autumn elsewhere. It is is adaptable to a very wide range of site conditions. It can be found growing in wet sites, swamps, on poor dry soils, and most anywhere in between. Due to its attractive fall foliage and pleasing form, it is often used as a shade tree for landscapes. In Florida it grows much shorter than in colder region, reaching 20-40 ft. This plant is grown from seed collected in Florida, so it is suited for planting in Florida. It may perform worse up North.