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Commonly known as Glory bush

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - shrubs and subshrubs or herbaceous perennials
  • Full sun - if outside
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - oedema, red spider mites and aphids in greenhouse
  • Place of origin - Mexico, West Indies, South America and Brazil
  • Youtube video - View Timelapse Tibouchina
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter - loaam based potting compost, full light, shade from hot sun
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - if growing outside

Buy Varieties of TIBOUCHINA

TIBOUCHINA organensis

TIBOUCHINA organensis  >

Commonly known as: Glory bush.
Large saucer-shaped bluish-purple flowers in profusion for several months. A wonderful conservatory plant
£16.00 each


TIBOUCHINA urvilleana  >

Commonly known as: Glory bush, Purple glory tree.
Very large reddish-purple flowers. A more compact habit than T. semi-decandra but pruning will be required to keep the plant under control. Suitable for pot growing on patios in the summer
£15.00 each

TIBOUCHINA urvilleana variegated

TIBOUCHINA urvilleana variegated  >

Commonly known as: Glory Bush.
Pink edged and white variegated leaves provide a splendid contrast to the flowers. An unusual and rare form
£17.00 each
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