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Melastoma melabathricum, Melastoma polyanthum, Melastoma sanguineum, Pink Tibouchina, Straits Rhododendron, Chinese Wild Peony, Indian rhododendron, Lasiandra, Pink Glory Bush

Melastoma melabathricum, Melastoma polyanthum, Melastoma sanguineum

Pink Tibouchina, Straits Rhododendron, Chinese Wild Peony, Indian rhododendron, Lasiandra, Pink Glory Bush
Family: Melastomataceae
Origin: Tropical Asia
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Subtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

A beautiful bush growing in the filtered light of pine trees and oakes at higher altitudes with sub-tropical climate. The entire bush is used in local medicine to treat poisoning and to stop bleeding. Seeds of wild peony are germinating easy and the plants make a beautiful garden decoration. They can tolerate light frost


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