I have a new flowering maple* with a number of beautiful red and yellow bell flowers on my back patio. My previous one was making a very slow recovery after it had almost died during winter. Towards the end of this year, I will keep an eye on the temperatures and cover this one up a little bit to shield it from severe cold.
*Its other names are abutilon and Indian mallow. It’s not a true maple; the leaves just look a little like those of a maple tree. It is related closer to plants such as the hibiscus.