flower suitability - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Sandi Quirk
edmonds, wa
Question by sandiquirk
September 28, 2006
Will the Princess Flower be okay to buy and grow in my area?


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Answer from NGA
September 28, 2006

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Tibouchina, the Princess Flower, or Glory Bush, is native to Brazil. It's a fast growing plant and can reach 5'-8' tall. The leaves are oval, velvety, and ribbed. They're often green with red edges and older leaves develop spots of red, orange or yellow. The flowers are brilliant purple. It is frost tender so won't overwinter outdoors in your gardening region but you could pot it up and keep it indoors during the coldest months.

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