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Wild Hairy Petunia
Ruellia humilis
Acanthaceae

PinkPurple Swish

Large lavender funnel-shaped flowers (up to 2") from June through August, fuzzy leaves up to 4" long, delightful furry sprouts push up through the soil in late spring, not a true petunia at all but the flowers certainly remind you of one, drought tolerant, easy to grow, tolerates poor soil (even clay!).

Dry To Average
Sun To Part Shade
1 tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: Zone 3a-9b
Perennial

Other names: Fringeleaf Wild Petunia

Native Range: s. MN & WI east to the Appalachian Mts & south to GA & e. TX. Rare in MD, MI, NC, PA & WI

Wild Hairy Petunia 3.5 inch pot $9.25
Wild Hairy Petunia Seed Packet $4.00
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