Wild Smooth Petunia


aka: Rustling Petunia
aka: Limestone Wild Petunia
Ruellia strepens
Acanthaceae


Pink Purple Pale Swish

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Lavender-blue trumpets up to 2 inch long from late May through July, leaves up to 7 inches long, not a true petunia at all - but a convincing imitation, attracts hummingbirds & butterflies, found in rich limestone woods, drought tolerant.

Dry To Average
Sun To Part Shade
1-3 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 5a-8b
Perennial

Native Range: e. KS to s. NJ & south to SC, AL & e. TX. Rare in MD, MI & PA

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks.

Wild Smooth Petunia in a 3.5 inch pot $9.50
Wild Smooth Petunia Seed Packet $4.00

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