Tibouchina's are magnificent shrubs that are ideally suited to our tropical to sub-tropical climate. There are many wonderful varieties available that vary in size & colour from 1m shrubs to 6m trees, with deep purples & even pink and white flowers. There are some varieties that flower just about all year round, but their main flowering times are in the warmer months of summer to autumn & they look fantastic!Tibouchina ‘Alstonville’ – The original Tibouchina, it takes its name from the small north coast NSW town of Alstonville where it was developed by the Tibouchina enthusiast Ken Dunstan. This small tree grows to about 5m to 6m in height and is covered in purple flowers. Perfect for ‘front of house’ planting.