Tibouchina is part of the Tibouchina genus. Its scientific name is Tibouchina.
Time markers in the garden calendar: bursting into purple blooms as summer draws to an end.
There’s not a pest or disease that comes near them.
Brazil is believed to be where Tibouchina originates from.
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Good drainage and a layer of mulch around base in summer to retain moisture.
They prefer slightly acidic soil.
Fertilise in spring and autumn.
Water well but allow it to dry out between waterings.
See our list of companion Plants for Tibouchina to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
Plant in a sunny, protected, frost-free location. Also happy in pots.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Tibouchina is a tender plant.
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Tibouchina plants:
Tibouchina Aubl., Lasiandra