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Tetrazygia bicolor, West Indian Lilac, Florida clover ash

Tetrazygia bicolor

West Indian Lilac, Florida clover ash
Family: Melastomataceae
Origin: Usa, West Indies and Brazil
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

A shrub or small tree to about 3ft tall, relative to Tibouchina, with fragrant white flowers.

Close related species - Miconia pyramidalis.



Tetrazygia bicolor, West Indian Lilac, Florida clover ash
Tetrazygia bicolor, West Indian Lilac, Florida clover ash
Tetrazygia bicolor, West Indian Lilac, Florida clover ash
Tetrazygia bicolor, West Indian Lilac, Florida clover ash


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https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/tetrazygia_bicolor.htm