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.