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Ruellia brittoniana ‘Katie’ (Blue Dwarf Ruellia)

Ruellia brittoniana 'Katie'
Blue Dwarf Ruellia

This compact herbaceous perennial has long, narrow, dark green leaves and blooms heavily during the warm months with showy tubular, petunia-like blue flowers. Plant in full sun or part shade, and provide moderate irrigation. Seedlings without the compact habit may come up in moist soils. Cut plants back in late winter to remove frost damage and encourage new growth.

Plant Type Perennial
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color Purple
Flower Season Summer, Fall
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 1 (ft)
Spread 2 (ft)
Spacing 2' (ft)
Characteristics Great Foliage, Showy
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Edging, Mass Planting
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Heat
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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Image by: MSWN
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