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Tibouchina urvilleana

Princess Flower

Glory Bush

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This large shrub or small tree produces stunning royal purple flowers in summer and fall, and may bloom year round in warm climates; well branched habit makes it a great container plant, indoors or out; can be trained as a small accent tree

Description

This large shrub or small tree produces stunning royal purple flowers in summer and fall, and may bloom year round in warm climates; well branched habit makes it a great container plant, indoors or out; can be trained as a small accent tree

Landscape Attributes

Princess Flower is an open multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Princess Flower is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Princess Flower will grow to be about 15 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 15 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 2 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

9a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

15 feet

15 feet

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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