Ruellia simplex & cvs
DESERT RUELLIA, MEXICAN BLUEBELL
Acanthaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.4m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

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Flowers: mauve, purple, pink or white

Flowering Time: early spring to late autumn
 
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Ruellia simplex & cvs
DESERT RUELLIA, MEXICAN BLUEBELL
Acanthaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.4m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: mauve, purple, pink or white

Flowering Time: early spring to late autumn


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean designs

Uses: informal edging, mass planting

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bee attracting , deer resistant



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: moist temperate, dry temperate areas






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