Tibouchinas granulosa is a large shrub or small tree which is a tough plant and are easily raised. Along with their hardiness and ease in raising, there are only a few diseases and pests this plant has to worry about. It has purple flowers which is shows off from late summer to early summer. In warmer areas it may flower into spring.
It requires either full sun or partial sun and is a great plant to be grown in pots. It typically grows 5m in height and width, although it may grow as tall as 10m.