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Ruellia tweediana 'Katie Purple'

KATIE PURPLE DWARF MEXICAN PETUNIA

Buy Katie Purple Dwarf Mexican Petunia online. Is dwarf version of Mexican native species. I grows in clumps and is very vigorous. It has sword shaped leaves that are dark green and clusters of bluish purple flowers.

Height:

10-12 Inches

Spread:

15-18 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

8-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Brand*
  • Texas Superstar
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Purple
Growth Habit*
  • Dwarf/Small Growing
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Well-Drained
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer Flowering
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Rock Gardens
  • Erosion Control
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Groundcover
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Ruellia is very easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

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