Tibouchina lepidota | Andean Princess Flower | Glory Bush Tree Seeds

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Deutscher Name:
Andenprinzessin Kübelpflanze
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Botanical Name: Tibouchina lepidota syn. Andesanthus lepidotus

Common Name: Andean princess flower, lasiandra, Glory bush, Andenprinzessin Kübelpflanze

Type: Evergreen, medium sized ornamental tree or large shrub

Flower Color: Masses of mauve to magenta 2.4 in (6 cm) wide flowers

Foliage: Dark green leaves. Reddish, flaking bark. Leaves turn crimson as they age.

Flowering Period: Late Summer to Late Autumn

Plant Height: 10-20 ft. (3-6 m)

Plant Width: 6-10 ft. (2-3 m)

Light Requirements: Full Sun 

Water Requirements: Moist

Soil Requirements: Fertile

USDA Zones: 12-15

AHS Heat Zones: 12-1

Sowing Instructions (Cliff Notes Version):  Sow seed at 61 F (16 C) in spring. Under glass, grow in a soil-based potting mix in full light with shade from the hot sun. During the growing season, water freely and apply a balanced liquid fertilizer monthly; water sparingly in winter. Where temperatures fall below 45 F (7 C), grow in a cool or temperate greenhouse. In warmer areas, grow in a shrub border.

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