Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Carolina Wild Petunia

Carolina Wild Petunia

Ruellia caroliniensis

Full to part sun, moderately dry to dry moisture level, sandy/nutrient-poor soils.  6-18 inches height, blooms in summer, purple flowers, re-seeds but is not aggressive.

Germination Code:  ?

Native Region:  Statewide

Attractive flowers.  Easy to grow from seed and requires no care once established.  Larval host for the Buckeye butterfly.  Attracts butterflies and bees.


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