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Tibouchina 'Groovy Baby'

full sun
part shade
coastal
height 45cm
spread 45cm

Tibouchina ‘Groovy Baby’ is a stand out selection bred in Queensland, Australia and is now being enjoyed on the global stage. ‘Groovy Baby’ is one of the most compact forms of Tibouchina currently available, and is a stand out performer in gardens across the country. Large, electric purple flowers adorn the plant throughout the warmer months providing stunning colour for entertaining areas. This is certainly a plant that makes an impact with colour. The bright vibrant flowers are significant both in size and in the number produced per plant, not uncommonly covering the plant to the point that foliage is difficult to see. A dense and compact variety well suited to pots and containers. This variety is very hardy and easy to grow. Will also perform well in the cooler southern Australian climates. It can be grown in Melbourne and Hobart with confidence, given some protection from severe frosts. Plant alongside other members of the Fantasy Flower Collection for maximum impact. A dense and compact variety well suited to pots and containers. This variety is very hardy and easy to grow. Will also perform well in the cooler southern Australian climates.

Performs best in a moist, well drained soil. Tibouchina 'Groovy Baby' has medium water requirements once established. Fertilise up to twice per year after flowering (autumn/spring) using a general purpose slow release fertiliser according to manufacturer instructions. Protect from heavy frosts. Once established water requirements are low but do not allow to dry out over extended periods of heat.

Pruning generally not required. Feed in early spring with a slow release fertiliser for optimum results.

• Container displays • Mixed borders • Low informal hedges • Colour for entertainment areas • Brightening a small garden

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