Tibouchina urvilleana grandiflora

Princess Flower, Pleroma, Glory Bush

Fuzzy leaves and tropical-looking flowers in brilliant purple make these Brazilian natives popular in mild climates and greenhouses. They are tall plants with fast and airy growth. New growth and buds sprout soft orange and bronze-red hairs. Keep roots in the shade, while sunning the tops. Grow from cuttings. Protect from wind. Watch for tobacco budworms in the flower buds.
Tibouchina urvilleana grandiflora, Princess Flower, Pleroma, Glory Bush
Its large flowers may be mauve, indigo, or violet, with purple stamens. Do not plant in low, cold spots or on the north side of buildings.

Attributes - Tibouchina urvilleana grandiflora

Plant Type: Shrub, Tree

Bloom Season: Late Spring through Mid Fall

Flower Color: Purple

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 10 ft. to 15 ft.

Width: 15 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 8, 9, 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil. Container Plants, Cut Flowers, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers.

 
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