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Tibouchina 'Peace Baby' is a new compact variety of Tibouchina, with large bright white flowers throughout the warmer months on a dwarf shrub. It has been bred to perform in cooler climates, and is a tough and hardy plant. It grows in a sunny to part shaded position, and in most soil types. It is good for containers and small gardens, as well as for borders and general garden plantings. It will give fast results, and is an easy care plant, being troubled by few pests or diseases. It has low water requirements once established, but will appreciate deep watering in periods of dryness. Feed with a slow release fertiliser in spring. Pruning is not generally required, as this plant is naturally compact growing.
'Peace Baby' is an Australian bred plant.
Flower colour: white
Flowering season: spring summer autumn
Maximum height: 0.6 metres
Minimum height: not specified
Maximum width: 0.8 metres
Minimum width: not specified
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Insects, butterflies, bees.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Clay: moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.0-6.0
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Slow release fertiliser applied in spring.