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Plant Size
5.5" Annual
8" Summer Annual

Ruellia brittoniana ''

Mexican Petunia


The perfect choice as a backdrop in beds and borders. Especially nice in waterside gardens. Potted plants are great on a patio or deck, or indoors in a sunny location.

Height:

24-36 in

Color:

Purple

Spread:

18-24 in

Hardiness Zone:

7-12

 
A terrific low-maintenance plant that thrives in very hot regions. Colorful, trumpet-shaped flowers bloom above deep green, lance-shaped foliage. Growth habit is very upright providing a strong vertical line in the landscape. Makes a great houseplant if given a bright location near a window.
 

Characteristics & Attributes for Ruellia brittoniana 'Purple Showers'

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Soil Moisture
Wet Soil/Wetlands
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Habit
Upright
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Spring