Melastoma malabathricum

Blue Tongue

  • Common Name: Blue Tongue
  • Plant Height: 2
  • Plant Spread: 2
  • Use: informal hedge, pot, border
  • Plant Pruning: Lightly prune regularly from a young age & after a flush of flowering.
  • Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy
  • Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light
  • Design: Suits tropical, mediterranean, coastal, cottage & bush designs
  • Plant Origins: Australia, NSW, QLD, WA, NT, India-Subcontinent, Tropical Asia
  • Flower Colour: pink-purple
  • Garden Type: shrub
  • Plant Seasonality: Evergreen

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