Ruellia brittoniana ‘Southern Star Series’ – “Mexican Petunia”

Botanical Name: Ruellia brittoniana ‘Southern Star Series’

Common Name: “Mexican Petunia”


Height: .75 to 1 Feet

Spread: 1 to 1.5 Feet

Light: Full sun to partial shade

Bloom: Apr-Oct


Small, trumpet-shaped blooms open for an extended period of time beginning in late-spring produced by neat, low-growing mounds of elongated, clean-green, lance-shaped foliage. The flowers of individual plants may be white, candy-pink, or blue-violet. Once established, this Ruellia is drought-, heat-, and humidity-tolerant. They make attractive container or hanging basket plants, as well.

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