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

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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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