Ruellia humilis


Wild Petunia

This drought-tolerant, prairie native has delightful 1.5″ lavender flowers May-September. The flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and nectar-loving insects. Plants will seed lightly nearby and can be moved to other places or used to create a natural-looking habitat.

Full sun. Dry to average soils. Height 12″. Spread 1-2′. Native to dry open woods and prairies Pennsylvania to Indiana, south to Texas. Deer resistant. Zones 3-9.

3.5″ pot