Superstition Mallow

Abutilon palmeri

Also known as Palmer’s Indian Mallow

Flowers: J F M A M J J A S O N D
Status: Native
Origin: Southwest U.S. between 1000′ and 3000′
Family: Malvaceae
Size: up to 8′ tall and 5′ wide
Sun: Full sun
Watering: Supplemental only
Growth Rate: Moderate
Soil: Tolerant
Temperature: Hardy to 20 F
Disease and Pests:
Uses: Larval host for the Arizona Powdered Skipper, Northern White Skipper, Common Streaky Skipper, Common Checkered Skipper and several species of moth
Notes: Too much water reduces flowering


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