How to grow Tibouchina urvilleana

Tibouchina urvilleana grow and care – shrub‎ of the genus Tibouchina also known as Glory bush, Tibouchina urvilleana perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant hedge plant, can grow in tropics, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.

Leaves color green silvery the leaf is hairy in some of the cultivars with elliptic shape.

Tibouchina urvilleana flower

Flower color purple with five petals, can grow in clusters or alone.

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How to grow Tibouchina urvilleana growing and care:

Warm weather, rich soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
For design

Size of the plant?
3-6 m, 10-20 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Purple flower with five petals

Scientific name:

Tibouchina urvilleana

How to grow Tibouchina urvilleana

Tibouchina urvilleana


Blooming Seasons
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Purple flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Leaf color
  • Gray leaves
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Hedging plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13