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Ruellia humilis
'Blue Shade'
Wild Petunia

Ruellia humilis 'Blue Shade' - Wild Petunia

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Ruellia humilis 'Blue Shade' is a native groundcover in areas of the Eastern US, including Texas. The foliage is a deep olive green color and the leaves are hairy. The growth habit is very compact only getting 1-2' tall with a equal spread, in fact this Ruellia is often used as a groundcover in Central Texas. Wild Petunia will bloom from late Spring until Fall, the flowers are petunia-like and a lavender to lilac blue color. Ruellia humilis 'Blue Shade' prefers a well drained soil and should not be over watered.

Hardiness: USDA Zones 5-9
Plant Use: Flowering Perennial, Groundcover
Exposure: Sun to Part Shade
Water Requirements: Medium to Low

Good for sunny locationsGood for partly sunny locationsA Texas Native! the Nile

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