Ruellia humilis

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Wild Petunia

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Native to the Midwest.
Charming, sprawling clumps weave in and out of other plants.
Produces lavender-blue flowers all summer.

Height

6-12 Inches

Spread

18-24 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

June-September

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Drought tolerant, it is found growing on dry open ground and prairies.

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa), Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurum), Coneflower (Echinacea Orange Meadowbrite), Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivanti)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green & White
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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