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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
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£16.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Evergreen - ovate or elliptic, velvety-hairy leaves 5-7cm (2-3in) long
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - reddish purple
  • Height - 2-3m (6½-10ft)
  • Spread - 2-3m (6½-10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - produces leafy panicles of satin-textured, saucer-shaped flowers 7-10cm (3-4in) across with dark, hooked stamens
  • Heated greenhouse - warm temperate - Can be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 5°C (41°F)
  • Full sun - if outside
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - glasshouse plants require restrictive pruning in late winter
  • Pests & Diseases - under glass - red spider mites, aphids, oedema
  • Place of origin - Brazil
  • 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 - loam based potting compost (JI No. 3) in full light, shade from hot sun
  • Hardiness - Tender (greenhouse & conservatory) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - if growing outside
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2-3m (6½-10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2-3m (6½-10ft)
 

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TIBOUCHINA urvilleana variegated

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Commonly known as: Glory Bush.
Pink edged and white variegated leaves provide a splendid contrast to the flowers. An unusual and rare form
£17.50 each

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