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Tibouchina hybrida Little Beauty

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Tibouchina hybrida Little Beauty Princess Flower, Lasiandra, Glory Bush,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded

Description:
A hardy and easy to grow variety of Tibouchina. Large, deep purple flowers smother the plant from late summer through to spring creating striking bright colour for the garden. Also ornamental when in a bud, with the flower buds contrasting beautifully against the deep green, smooth foliage. Great for brightening small gardens, informal hedging and containers. Grows approx 1m tall x 80cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Melastomataceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: All Year
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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