Pretty pink tree with lots of colour in spring and autumn. Always striking in full flower, and Kathleen has the advantage of a more unusual and softer flower colour for a tibouchina. Grows to 5m in the right location - one for the larger back yard.
tree image: Mauro Guanandi via Flickr cropped to size.
DESCRIPTION: Large, tall, dense-growing Tibouchina covered in soft pink blooms during spring and autumn. USE IN: Feature shrub-tree for maximum colour impact. LOCATION: 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 after flowering for best results. Protect from frost. HEIGHT & WIDTH: up to 5 m H x 6 m W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide