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52156  

Medinilla cumingii

(Syn.: Medinilla cummingii, Medinilla teysmannii), Chandelier Tree



Medinilla cumingii

$12.95  

Large pendant clusters of bright pink flowers followed by showy clusters of blue berries. Similar to Medinilla magnifica but without the pink bracts. Blooms spring through fall. Handsome leathery leaves on this shrubby epiphytic plant. Philippines. Hardy to 35F. Often misspelled as Medinilla cummingii. Melastomataceae


52158  

Medinilla sedifolia




Medinilla sedifolia

$9.95  

A beautiful but little known species for terrarium or small hanging basket, this elegant rare plant is slow growing and spectacular in bloom. In winter and spring 1 inch waxy flowers of bright magenta pink nearly cover the dark green foliage of closely set ¼th inch waxy leaves. Likes warmth, humidity. (F,D,T,B) Melastomataceae


66257  

Tibouchina clavata

(Syn.: Tibouchina elegans), Glory Bush, Lasiandra, Bears Ear



Tibouchina clavata

$9.95  

A 3 to 7 foot showy shrub with silvery green, pubescent leaves. It blooms spring, summer, and fall with clusters of purple flowers about 1½ inches across. Stamens with distinctive long, eyelash-like appendages. Needs some pruning to shape. Plenty of light to bloom. Native to Brazil. Melastomataceae


66323  

Tibouchina heteromalla

Large Leafed Glory Bush, Silver leafed Princess Flower



Tibouchina heteromalla

$9.95  

This choice evergreen shrub grows upright 8-10 feet tall with spectacular 4 by 7 inch ovate green leaves with silvery undersides. 1½ inch purple flowers are borne in showy, upright clusters in summer through fall. This large leafed species blooms well in Northern California, preferring cool coastal climates. A beautiful foliage plant even when out of bloom. It makes a fine container specimen plant. Native to Brazil. Melastomataceae


80121  

Tibouchina sp.




Tibouchina sp

$9.95  

Very similar to Tibouchina heteromalla and Tibouchina grandifolia with very large leaves and large panicles of 1½ inch purple flowers. However, it differs in having thicker leaves and rounded stems, instead of the usual square ones. Probably grows 5 to 6 feet tall in partial shade. USDA zones 10 - 11. Melastomataceae


66320  

Tibouchina urvilleana

(Syn.: Tibouchina semidecandra), Princess Flower



Tibouchina urvilleana

$9.95  

One of the most free flowering, with clusters of large 3 inch iridescent royal purple flowers and velvety 3 to 6 inch long leaves. Our plants are from selected large flowered forms in cultivation in Hawaii, and are especially showy. Excellent outdoors in California and other mild climates. In flower much of the year, spectacular in summer and fall. Brazil. 27F. Melastomataceae


90188  

Tibouchina urvilleana 'Athens Blue'

(Syn.: Tibouchina urvilleana 'Compacta'), Athens Blue Princess Flower



Tibouchina urvilleana Athens Blue

$10.95  

This is a refined more compact selection of the princess flower with a more tightly branching habit. Profusion of royal purple flowers from late spring through fall. This evergreen shrub with dark green velvety leaves and reddish venation can grow to 7 feet and wide unpruned. Plant in a protected location in full sun or part shade. Needs regular watering, rich organic soil, and feeding with acid-type fertilizer. Mulch to keep the roots cool. Attracts butterflies. USDA zones 9b - 11. Melastomataceae





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