Tibouchina Tree

Tibouchina Tree is one of the most important and famous species of flowers and belongs to the Melastomataceae family. We can also name these flowers princess flowers or purple glory trees. These flowers are the most important part of the gardens in Brazil. Flawlessly, these are considered ornamentals flowers and can be planted in two types of zones tropical and sub-tropical. Moreover, these flowers are best because these flowers can last for a long time from spring to autumn.  In addition to this, these flowers are 10 cm long in height.

Suitable Environment To Grow:

These flowers prefer soil to grow that is well-drained and slightly acidic for best flowering. So it is a friendly suggestion to use acid fertilizer before planting these flowers. To clarify, these flowers can grow in partial as well as full sunlight. These flowers are about 10 to 15 feet tall and can increase their length.


The family of this flower is Melastomataceae

Common Name:

The common name for this flower is prince flower.

Scientific Name:

Tibouchinaurvilleana is the scientific name of this flower.


 Its Genus is TibouchinaAubl.


These flowers were first time introduced in Mexico famous place in the Caribbean and later on in South African

Best season to grow:

The perfect and ideal season to grow these flowers starts from later spring and till the mid-summer.


It requires a specific temperature zone that is approximately 70 degrees F due to its environmental fluctuations.

Tips to grow:

  • It needs normal water daily to grow well.
  • And the temperature should be average.
  • And in case the temperature is below the average and the climate is cold it can be damaged.
Frequently Asked Questions:

1. Is Tibouchina trees are harmful to living organisms?

After the proper research by the experts, we came to know that these flowers do not contain any toxicity due to which these flowers will not damage the health of cats, dogs, and humans as well.

2. How tall do these flowers can grow?

The average size of these flowers is 10 to 12 feet’s but they can grow up to 15 feet or more than it.


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