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Tibouchina heteromalla, Silverleafed Princess Flower, Glory bush

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Tibouchina heteromalla

Silverleafed Princess Flower, Glory bush
Family: Melastomataceae
Origin: Brazil
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

This evergreen shrub from Brazil has an upright growth habit to 8-10 feet tall with velvety silver-green 4-6 inch long leaves, with prominent veins and puffed up in the middle. The 1 1/2 inch wide violet flowers on long spikes bloom mid-summer and last until fall. Loves full sun and moist soil during the growing season.


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Tibouchina heteromalla, Silverleafed Princess Flower, Glory bush

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Tibouchina heteromalla, Silverleafed Princess Flower, Glory bush

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