Abutilon 'Fool's Gold' Abutilon 'Fool's Gold'

abutilon 'Fool's Gold'


'Fool's Gold' is an upright to spreading, semi-evergreen shrub to around 1.2m tall with lobed, toothed, dark green foliage. Nodding,dark-veined, orange flowers up to 6cm wide are borne from summer into autumn

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      abutilon 'Fool's Gold'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1-1.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.5-1 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    group 9

  • bambooSoil

    Sand, SoilLoam

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Wall-side Borders Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by softwood cuttings in spring

  • insectPests

    May be attacked by glasshouse whitefly, glasshouse red spider mite, mealybugs and scale insects

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free