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Wild Petunia

Botanical Name
Ruellia humilis
Min Zone
4
Max Zone
8
Height
1 to 2 feet
Width
1 to 2 feet
Flowers
Summer: violet trumpet flowers over a long bloom time
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Medium to dry, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Native to open woods, glades and prairies
  • Thrives in both well-drained loam soils and dry, hot locations in sandy or rocky soils
  • Self seeds readily
  • Attracts hummingbirds
  • Larval host ot the Buckeye and many other butterfly species

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