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Ruellia caroliniensis

Common Name(s):
Wild petunia
Category:
Wildflowers
Comment:

Unbranched perennial 2-3 ft. tall with purple flowers. The unstalked fowers are in axillary clusters of three to four, with only one open at a time.

Season:
Summer
Height:
1-3 ft
Foliage:
Rich green, oval leaves.
Flower:
Five petals
Site:
Moist to dry, sandy soils
Tags:
purple, violet, wildflower

NCCES plant id: 3267

Ruellia caroliniensis Ruellia caroliniensis
Debbie Roos