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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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KATIE PURPLE DWARF MEXICAN PETUNIA

Ruellia tweediana 'Katie Purple'

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.

Mature Height:

10-12 Inches

Mature Spread:

15-18 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

8-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Acanthaceae · Common Name: Mexican Petunia

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase KATIE PURPLE DWARF MEXICAN PETUNIA Online

Root Pouch 1 gallon

SKU: 10906

(1.0 gallons / 3.8 liters)
(16 units available now - S)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$20.00

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November 2016

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