It was planted by the developer in front of my house and I now I am taking care of it.
It is a water plant.
I find that the purple variety grow slowly like an erect shrub while the white variety is a vigorous grower that makes a good ground cover.
Cat whiskers (Orthosiphon aristatus) are native plants of Malaysia.
We can just pluck the fresh leaves to make a health drink called Java Tea.
Top row - Azalea, Tibouchina urvilleana aka Glory Princess, Costus curvibracteatus
Middle row - Lantana, Zephyranthes candida aka Fairy Lily, Tecoma capensis aka Cape Honeysuckle
Bottom row - Lantana, Ixora, Angelwing jasmine
My other flowering plants that didn't make it to this post due to space constraints are: Kesidang (Vallaris glabra aka bread flowers), Torch Ginger, Ylang-ylang, Jasmin sambac, Wrightia antidysenterica, Yesterday-Today-Tomorrow, Sharp Tongue (Sansevieria trisfasciata), Costus woodsonii, anthuriums, balsam, cuphea are also blooming.
Garden Bloggers Bloom Day is held on the 15th of every month. To participate and view whats blooming in gardens around the world, you can visit Carol of May Dreams Gardens, the link is here.