Native Lasiandra
Melastoma affine
Hardy bushy shrub to two metres. Showy large pink/purple flower in summer. Prefers partial shade.
Width
1 to 2m
Height
1 to 2m
Category
Shrub
Water Needs
900 to 1400mm
Light Needs
Sun,Semi-shade
Maintenance
Medium
Bore water Tolerance
Unknown
Frost Tolerance
Unknown
Greywater Tolerance
Unknown
Edible
Unknown
Perfume
Unknown
Aromatic
Unknown
Colours
Flower Colour
Pink
Foliage Colour
Mid Green
Climate Zones
Humid Subtropical Humid Tropical Temperate
Soil Type
Loam
Abcission (when it makes a mess eg. drops leaves)
Evergreen
Attracts
Bees Insects Birds
Image License
"Melastoma affine (Native Lasiandra) - cultivated" by Arthur Chapman is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0