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Browallia speciosa/Browallia, Amethyst Flower

Browallia speciosa / Browallia speciosa
Growing in a ground bed
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Growing in a ground bed

A container grown plant in summer

Lavender-blue flower

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Scientific Name: Browallia speciosa
Common Name: Browallia, Amethyst Flower
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Blue, Purple
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Browallia must have a moist, well drained soil and will grow in full sun to part shade. It is treated as an annual in zones less than 9. High humididy and temperatures wiil n ot keep yhou from being successful with this plant. Grow it in ground beds, containers and hanging baskets. There are three or more cultivars of this species and they vary in color from light blue to dark blue.