Ruellia humilis (Wild petunia)


Type: Forb

Area: Prairie

Height: 1′ – 2′

Bloom Months: June, July, Aug

Color: Lavender

Sun:  Full Sun

Moisture: Dry, Mesic

Soil:  Loam, Sand

Host: Junonia coenia (Buckeye)

Attracts/Benefits: Bees

Notes: Biennial, reseeds

Photo credit: Prairie Moon Nursery and Sharon Yiesla

5 in stock

SKU: 987 Category:


Description from Possibility Place: Wild Petunia is a low-growing prairie plant.  Its typical petunia flowers are short-lived, often lasting only a day for each bloom, however, the total blooming period can last up to two months, from late summer to early fall.  It is an attractive, well behaved plant, making it a great choice for flower gardens and borders. Its flowers are visited by a range of bees.

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