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Medinilla magnifica, Showy Melastome

Medinilla magnifica

Showy Melastome
Family: Melastomataceae
Origin: Phillipines
USDA Zone: 10-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall plant 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

A beautiful tropical evergreen epiphytic shrub grown for its lush foliage and huge panicles of pink flowers. Plant in rich, moist, well-drained, humus-rich soil in part-shade. Water and feed well in the growing season. Propagate from seed or cuttings.


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