Abutilon vitifolium (Cav.) K.Presl

Shrubs or small trees to 5 m or so tall. New growth white hairy. Leaves palmately 3, 5 or 7 lobed; margins toothed. Flowers solitary or several together on stalks about 15 cm long. Petals pale lilac- or purplish-blue. [Corynabutilon vitifolium (Cav.) Kearney]

C Coastal Chile

Style branches flattened at the tip, club-shaped.

VIC: Dandenongs ('Pirianda')


A. ×suntense C. Brickell is a hybrid between A. ochsenii and A. vitifolium and is occasionally available.

Source: Marshall, L. (1997). Abutilon. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Abutilon vitifolium 'Album'

Flowers pure white, solitary or in groups of 3-4.

Abutilon vitifolium 'Veronica Tennant'

Flowers prolific, large, mauve.