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Ruellia humilis

More About Ruellia humilis

  • Bell-shaped petunia shaped lavender to lilac-blue flowers
  • Blooming period between May-October
  • Long slender olive-green leaves

Interesting Notes:

Native to Eastern United States and into southern Ontario.

Zone:

4

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Lavender
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Wild Petunia Growing and Maintenance Tips

Ruellia grows best in average to dry, well drained soil. Full sun to partial shade. Quite adaptable to many conditions and resistant to desease. 


Ruellia humilis Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Spring - Fall

Habit

Compact
Dwarf

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Rooftop (extensive)
Naturalizing