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Ruellia caroliniensis

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: neutral, average, loam, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 6"-24"

Bloom Time: May, June, July, August, September

Bloom Color: purple, pink, blue

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Additional Tags: attracts bees, attracts butterflies, clumping, drought tolerant, naturalizing, rock garden plant

Ruellia caroliniensis (Carolina wild petunia)
  • Ruellia caroliniensis (Carolina wild petunia)
  • Ruellia caroliniensis (Carolina wild petunia)
  • Ruellia caroliniensis (Carolina wild petunia)

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Description

Ruellia caroliniensis

Also known as:

Carolina wild petunia

,

low wild petunia

,

hairy wild petunia

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MS, NC, NJ, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: NJ
  • Extirpated: PA

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Scrophulariales
Family Acanthaceae Acanthus family
Genus Ruellia wild petunia
Species Ruellia caroliniensis Carolina wild petunia