Ruellia makoyana
TRAILING VELVET PLANT, MONKEY PLANT
Acanthaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

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Flowers: crimson

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: dark green; veined & midrib silver-grey; purple underneath
 
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Ruellia makoyana
TRAILING VELVET PLANT, MONKEY PLANT
Acanthaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: crimson

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: dark green; veined & midrib silver-grey; purple underneath


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical designs

Uses: pot, hanging basket, mass planting

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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