Ruellia Humilis (Wild Petunia)
Ruellia Humilis (Wild Petunia)

Ruellia Humilis (Wild Petunia)

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Ruellia Humilis (Wild Petunia)
  • 1gal pot
  • Straight Species Native Perennial

Height:  6 inches

Spacing:  4 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  3a

Other Names:  Fringeleaf Wild Petunia, Plains Petunia


This native perennial is quite adaptable, tolerating full or partial sun and moist to dry conditions in any kind of soil; light lavender or purple flowers decorate the green hairy floliage and stems, lightly blanketing a low border front

Ornamental Features

Hairy Wild Petunia features dainty violet trumpet-shaped flowers at the ends of the stems from early to late summer. Its tomentose oval leaves remain grayish green in color throughout the season.

Landscape Attributes

Hairy Wild Petunia is an herbaceous perennial with a mounded form. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting bees and butterflies to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Self-Seeding

Hairy Wild Petunia is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use
  • Container Planting



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