New purple flower in my yard

Day_By_Day(8)March 1, 2006

Hi, all. New to the forum here. In an attempt to familiarize myself with all of the wildlife in my new Florida yard, I too a pic of this new purple flower that I just noticed. About the size of a Hibiscus bloom. Any ideas?

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It looks like it could be one of the shrubs in the Tibouchina genus, (Princess or Glory Flowers). If so, it is native to Brazil and not to Florida although I have not heard of any problems with this introduction...


Here is a link that might be useful: Tibouchina urvilleana

    Bookmark   March 10, 2006 at 7:06PM
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