Jazzie - but more so! Brand new variety with all the purple splendour and big blooms of parent Jazzie and some of the height and fast growth of its other parent Alstonville. Full-on colour for dense hedges, low maintenance feature shrubs, and container planting in frost-free gardens.
DESCRIPTION: Compact medium-sized tibouchina with very deep vibrant purple flowers, mainly in autumn and repeating through the year. New leaves are bronze-tinted. Disease- and pest-free. Hybrid of T. lepidota 'Alstonville' x T. heteromalla 'Jazzie' USE IN: Feature planting; massed as an eyecatching hedge; in a large container. PLANTING: A full sun to partly shaded position in a frost free garden. Plant in a free draining soil rich in organic matter. A potting mix rich with peat moss or humus is ideal. CARE: Mulch and water well, prune as needed to promote new growth. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1-2m H x 1.5m W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants with young healthy roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 - 25 cm in height with a pot size of 42 mm wide and 80 mm high.