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 In WA or TAS? We can't ship this plant to you for state biosecurity reasons.