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Katie Purple Dwarf Mexican Petunia - Ruellia
Katie Purple Dwarf Mexican Petunia - Ruellia

Acanthaceae Ruellia Brittoniana none

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Grows InZone 8A · 10° to 15° F through Zone 10B · 35° to 40° F
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Sun
Soil DrainageWell Drained
Resistent ToDeer Resistant, Drought, Insect, Disease, Heat
Flower ColorPink, Purple, White
BloomsSpring Blooms, Summer Blooms, Fall Blooms
Foliage ColorDark Green
Average Height0' to 1'
Average Width1' to 2'
AttractsButterflies, Visual Attention
FragrancesNone
Additional Information About Katie Purple Dwarf Mexican Petunia - Ruellia

More About Katie Purple Dwarf Mexican Petunia...

Katie Purple is a dwarf, less-aggressive version of Ruellia. About 6 inches in height, it works nicely in an informal front-of-the-border grouping or as a groundcover in narrow spaces. Katie needs no deadheading, and will continue to produce it's bluish-purple, petunia-like flowers all season long, and is just as tough as its species parent, able to grow in hot, dry neglected spots or wet soil...even in the margin of the garden pond! In good soil, the plant will reseed true, but is not as invasive as others in the species.

Details

USDA Zones:  8-11
Height:  6-8"
Width:  12-15"
Spacing:  12"
Sun:  Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil:  Average
Water Needs:  Average to Dry
Flower Color:  Bluish-Purple
Bloom Period:  Spring to Frost!
Foliage:  Dark Green
Fragrance:  None
Tolerances / Resistances:  Wet Soil, Heat, Drought, Insect, Disease, Deer
Attracts:  Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Uses & Styles:  Borders, Bog Gardens, Butterfly Gardens, Containers, Cottage Gardens, Hummingbird Gardens, Tropical Gardens


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