Mexican Petunia, Tall
Ruellia brittoniana 'Purple Showers'
Height - 3 to 4 feet
Width - 3 to 4 feet
Full sun, part or full shade
Adapted shrubby perennial
Other common names
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Save Water Low to medium water required
More Color Purple flowers from spring through fall
Attract Wildlife Showy flowers attract butterflies
Reduce Maintenance Foliage may be evergreen if winter is mild
Texas Tough Well-adapted to our warm and dry climate
Although each blooms lasts for about a day (similar to the daylily), the entire plant blooms profusely from spring until fall. Reseeds prolifically; seed pods actually explode to scatter seeds and spread the plant.