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Ruellia brittoniana,Desert Petunia, Florida Bluebells, Mexican Petunia, Mexican Blue Bells,

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Rs. 99.00
Common name:
Desert Petunia, Florida Bluebells, Mexican Petunia, Mexican Blue Bells,
Regional name:
Manipuri - Langdhrei Angangba

Category:  Groundcovers, Shrubs, Water & Aquatic Plants

Family:  Acanthaceae or Crossandra or Thunbergia family

Sun growing, Semi shade
Normal, Can tolerate more
Primarily grown for:
Flowering season:
Year-around flowering, Flowers in flushes throughout the year, Flowers are inconspicuous
Flower or Inflorescence color:
Purple, Lilac or mauve, Light Pink, Single flower has many colors viz.
Foliage color:
Green, Purple
Plant Height or length:
50 cms to 100 cms
Plant Spread or Width:
50 cms to 100 cms
Plant Form:
Spreading, Upright or Erect
Special Character:
  • Good for Edges ie very small hedge or border
  • Suitable for road median planting
  • Good on seaside

Plant Description:

- This species is constantly coverd with 1-2inch flowers.
- It reaches 2-4feet high, sometimes more.
- Foliage turns burgundy in cool autumn when the tempertures fall.
- Make a nice, bushy statement.

Growing tips:

- Very easy to grow, it taken sun to part shade.
- Will grow in moist soil or in water up to 6 inches deep.