Glory Flower (Tibouchina grandiflora)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 to 8 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 6 feet
Fruiting Time: Fall
Late fall or early winter
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Notice that some flowers have a white center and some centers are

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Location: My gardenDate: 2014-09-08Notice that some flowers have a white center and some centers are
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Location: Austin ,TXDate: July
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Location: Austin ,TXDate: July
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Tibouchina grandiflora by donawessells Jan 17, 2019 1:23 PM 1
Please help to id this beauty by Teresaedge Aug 11, 2018 2:22 PM 2
Tibouchina by 5601Lisa Jan 17, 2016 12:05 PM 24
Beauty Is In the Eyes of the Beholder by Bubbles Aug 30, 2013 8:02 PM 6
show us your (big) leaves by duane456 Aug 26, 2012 7:10 AM 45
Tibouchina elegans by bonitin Nov 8, 2011 5:23 AM 15

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