Tibouchina grandifolia, Silver Leaf tibouchina, Big Leaf Tibouchina
Category: Semi-tender deciduous shrub
Height: 4' x 16'
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Bloom: Large deep purple clusters
Bloom Time: Summer through early winter
Growth Habit: Upright, but will branch with early pruning.
Comments: Hairy, silver green leaves; dozens of flowers open at once large paddle shaped leaves. Great in containers. Cut back in late winter.
Photo: Scott Zona from Miami, Florida, USA / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)