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Ruellia devosiana/Brazilian Wild Petunia

Ruellia devosiana / Ruellia devosiana
Attractive foliage is the chief asset of this very cold tender species
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Attractive foliage is the chief asset of this very cold tender species

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Scientific Name: Ruellia devosiana
Common Name: Brazilian Wild Petunia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Lavender
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Attractive leaves in which the upper side is green with silvery white along veins and underside purple. In spring and summer it has lavender flowers tinged withb white. In the USA this plant only grow outside in southern most Florida and in Hawaiie it can be useed as a groung cover. It makes an attrative container where it warm at all times.