Botanical name: Tibouchina urvilleana
Other names: Tibouchina semidecandra hort., Glory bush, Purple glory tree, Lasiandra, Pleroma, Princess flower
Species: T. urvilleana - T. urvilleana is a tender, open to spreading, evergreen shrub with red-hairy stems, velvety mid- to dark green leaves and panicles of reddish-purple, satiny flowers with hooked stamens blooming in summer to autumn.
Tibouchina urvilleana is: Evergreen
Flower: Purple in Summer; Purple in Autumn
Foliage: Grey-green in All seasons
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Specific diseases: Oedema
Pruning: Plants grown under glass may need restrictive pruning in late winter.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Tibouchina urvilleana (Glory bush) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Conservatory, Containers, Greenhouse, Indoor, Mediterranean, Sub-Tropical
Cultivation: Plant in in moist, fertile, well drained soil in frost-free area. Or grow under glass in loam-based compost in full light with shade from hot sun. Water freely in summer but keep just moist in winter.
Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, West
Hardiness: Indoor heated (H1)
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