Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Smooth Ruellia, Limestone Wild Petunia

Smooth Ruellia, Limestone Wild Petunia

Ruellia strepens

Part shade, moderately wet to medium moisture level, adapted to most soils except rocky, slightly acid to alkaline pH.  1-3 feet height, blooms late spring into fall, lavender/purple flowers, re-seeds slowly.

Germination Code:  C(70)

Native Region:  Scattered statewide

Showy flowers.  Easy to grow.  Tolerates close to full shade.

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