Ruellia caroliniensis

Carolina Wild Petunia

Family: Acanthaceae Acanthus

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 6B - 10A
Exposure Full shade to partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color Blue, purple
Bloom time Late Spring to Late Fall
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, container, ground cover, massing, specimen, woodland garden
Height 6" to 12" / 15cm to 30cm
Spread 12" to 36" / 30cm to 90cm
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Native to North America