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Ruellia Southern Star Blue

Seed supplied as: Raw.

Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: Spring 10 weeks, Summer 8 weeks

  • The first dwarf ruellia from seed is easy to program and produces clean green foliage. 
  • Low-maintenance; tolerates both wet and dry conditions.
  • Great for southern perennial programs – hardy to Zone 8 (10°F/-12°C minimum temperature).
  • Can be used as an in-ground or container annual in other regions, but not recommended for the far North.

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Plant Information

Scientific Name : Ruellia brittoniana (Ruellia tweediana)

Common Name : Mexican Petunia

Hardiness Zone : 8a - 11

Blooming Season : Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit : Mounded

Spacing : 12" (30cm)

Height : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Width : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)

Exposure : Sun

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