Tibouchina lepidota or Glory Bush is a beautiful tropical bush that needs full to partial sun and regular watering. It is also known as Alstonville, Andean Princess Flower, Lasiandra. It is native to South America. The flowers are purple about 2.5″ or 6cm wide. It is an evergreen plant with dark green leaves. It produces brownish colored fruit after the flowers are gone. It attracts butterflies.
Usually, flowers summer to fall whereas in warm climates it can flower all year round. It can grow 10 to 12 feet or 3m to 3.5m high.