Plant ID forum: Tropical plant

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Name: Lynne
Houston, TX. Zone 9b (Zone 9b)
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Mar 13, 2016 9:50 PM CST
Saw this plant on a garden tour. Unknown name. Leaves were hairy and very defined. It grew about 4' tall and this plant was very spindly. The owner said it was a tropical plant.
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Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
Sacramento California (Zone 9b)
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Mar 13, 2016 10:30 PM CST
Hi Lynne. Looks very much like Tibouchina commonly called Princess Flower. I can't say which one though. There are many.
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Name: Jean
Prairieville, LA (Zone 9a)
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Mar 13, 2016 10:38 PM CST
My thoughts exactly, LeslieRay nodding

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