Prairie Petunia | Ruellia humilis
Seeds are sold by the packet.
Seed orders are shipped when order is received.
Each packet of Prairie Petunia contains 60 seeds.
Price: Seed $ 2.50
Plant Species Synonym Names
Common: fringe-leaf ruellia
Acanthus - Acanthaceae
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A long lasting low growing wildflower that should be in all gardens. The flowers open in the early morning and last a day, but are replaced by more flowers.
Growth Habit:Herb: broad-leaved, herbaceous (non-woody) plant; wildflowers and forbs
Grass: grass-like plants; graminoids
Tree: woody with usually a single trunk, tall
Shrub: woody multi-stemmed plants, low growing
Vine: a woody or herbaceous plant that climbs or sprawls
Life Span:Annual: herbaceous; lives only one year
Biennial: herbaceous; lives two years, flowering the second
Perennial: herbaceous; lives three or more years
Woody: woody; stems that grow more than a year
Mature Height: 0.8'
Mature Width: 1.0'
Flower Color: Violet
Water Requirement:Wet: Soil is soggy or marshy
Moist: Soil tends to stay moist and rarely dries out
Medium: Average soil moisture, little or now slope
Drained: Soil is well drained, never soggy; medium slope
Dry: Soil is dry, often typical of rocky soil; steep slope
Drained to Dry
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