Kaleidoscopes of lilac shades cover this shrub, creating a perfect pretty feature plant for subtropical gardens. Grows to a medium-sized shrub or small tree, to 2.5m - so you could even use it as informal hedging and screening. Stunningly beautiful - is it any wonder we have so many photos, when it's SO photogenic!
Tibouchina 'Illusion'APPEARANCE : A display of multicoloured flowers beginning white with dark lilac margins, becoming soft lilac as the flower blooms. Masses of colour cover this compact, dense growing Tibouchina many times throughout the year.
USE FOR : As a border or feature plant for displays of colour. Also suited to large containers when young.
LOCATION : This shrub prefers full sun but will tolerate a small amount of shade. Plant in free draining soil rich in organic matter.
CARE: Mulch and water well, prune after flowering to promote compact growth and flowering. Feed with a controlled release fertiliser twice a year. Protect from frost.
HEIGHT & WIDTH : 2.5 m H x 2.5 m W.
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide In WA or TAS? We can't ship this plant to you for state biosecurity reasons.
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