Katie Ruellia Purple

Ruellia brittoniana ‘Katie Purple’

Spectacular dwarf variety of this easy to grow, heat-tolerant perennial is loaded with purple flowers through out the warm season. The large, petunia-like blooms are backed by dense clumps of narrow, dark green foliage. Quickly fills in as a ground cover. Drought tolerant when established, in cooler summer climates. Herbaceous perennial.

Light Needs: Partial to full sun.

Watering Needs: Best with regular watering – especially in extreme heat. Requires less water once established.

Average Landscape Size: Clump forming mounds to 10 to 12 in. tall, 2 ft. wide.

Key Features: Easy care plant.

Blooms: Late spring to summer.