Medium-Sized Plants for Sun

These sun-loving, medium-sized plants are great in containers on your patio.

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<em>Abutilon megapotamicum</em>

A shrubby plant covered in little red and yellow flowers and fresh green leaves in summer. Train the main, gently arching stems against a wall or tie to canes. Bring under cover at the end of summer. Prune sideshoots by two-thirds in spring.
Height: 36 inches
Spread: 36 inches
Hardiness: Plants that survive outside in mild regions or sheltered sites
Soil Preference: Moist, well-drained soil
Sun Preference: Full sun

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