You may have seen Abutilon plants at the nursery without even knowing it. Abutilon plants are the ones that appear to be dwarf maple trees
, except that they bear mallow-like flowers (thus one of their common names, "Indian mallow"). Marie Iannotti tells you how to care for Abutilon plants
in this article, in case you'd like to try growing one. If you live in a cold climate, you'll have to keep this sub-tropical
specimen in a container, growing your Abutilon plant outside in the summer, then moving it inside for the winter.