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Tibouchina urvilleana

Tibouchina urvilleana


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Prinzessinenblume, Princess Flower, Glory Bush

immergrüner, ausladender, kleiner Strauch bis zu 2 m mit überhängenden Trieben und gegenständig angeordneten, samtig behaarten, mittelgrünen Blättern und rötlichen Blatträndern. Die bis zu 6 cm großen violetten Schalenblüten erscheinen in aufrechten Rispen am Ende der Triebe

Family:  Melastomataceae Schwarzmundgewächse Evergreen:  yes
Origin:  South America Fragrance: 
Group:  Shrub Flower:  violet, lavender, lilac
Zone:  9 Flowering:  Sommer-Herbst
Hibernate:  mind. 10-15°C Fruits:  Kapseln
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  sun to semi-shade
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings
Sowing Time: all year round > spring/summer preferred
Sowing Deep: Light germinator! Only sprinkle on the surface of the substrate + slightly press on
Sowing Mix: Coir or sowing mix + sand or perlite
Germination Temperature: ca. 22-25°C
Location: bright + keep constantly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 3-6 weeks
Irrigation: in the growing season richly water
Fertilization: biweekly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: potting soil + sand or perlite
Culture: bright at approx. 15-20°C + keep constantly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens bright at approx. 10°C, and only so much water that the root ball not dries out completely.
Note: regular pruning (March, May and June) promotes better branching
Jun 22. Saturday, 2013
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