Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Late Season Adoption

I usually try to pick up a few end-of-season plants now that the nurseries are clearing things out. I wanted an interesting vegetable. But this strange shrub caught my eye, instead. It's called a trailing flowering maple. The tag says hardy to zone 7 - which cuts it close for us, so I'll pot in a way so it can overwinter indoors.


Tree Company Hendersonville said...

The flowering maple is part of abutilon genus, also in relation to the chinese bell flower. I knew your maple looked similar! They come out quite beautifully. Hope you enjoy as much as I did with them

-Tony Salmeron

Debbie Courson Smith said...

Thank you for that information. It reminded me of a fuchsia and a bleeding heart mixed together.