Ruellia humilis: Wild Petunia, Native Perennial Plant Plugs, Native Wildflowers, Native Pollinator Support Plants, Organically Grown

$5.00

75 in stock

Ruellia humilis: Wild Petunia, Native Perennial Plant Plugs, Native Wildflowers, Native Pollinator Support Plants, Organically Grown

There is a  required minimum purchase of 5 individual plant plugs for this species.

There are 50 individual plant plugs of this species in a tray.

Wholesale pricing is based on quantity. The cost PER individual plant is:

5 or more $5.00 each
25 or more $2.50 each
50 or more $1.75 each
300 or more $1.60 each

Check the native status of this species via the USDA Plants Database here.                                                                                                                                                                 

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There is a minimum order total of $150.00.

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Description

Ruellia humilis: Wild Petunia, Native Perennial Plant Plugs, Native Wildflowers, Native Pollinator Support Plants, Organically Grown

Check the native status of this species via the USDA Plants Database here.                                                                                                                                                                 

For Shipping, Planting and additional FAQ’s please see “About our organically grown native plug trays “.

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Attractive Flowers:
Average – Dry soil:
Average to moist soil:
Average well drained soil:
Beneficial Insects:
Butterflies:
Drought tolerant:
Drought Tolerant:
Dry-Moist Soil:
Erosion Control:
FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands:
FACU – Usually occur in non-wetlands, but may occur in wetlands:
Fragrant:
Full – Part Sun (6+ hours of sun):
Groundcover:
Herbaceous plant:
High Wildlife Value:
Hummingbirds:
Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
Moist Soil:
Native to Coastal Regions:
Native To Mountain Regions:
Native to Piedmont Regions:
Perennial:
Pollinator support:
Songbirds:
Threatened / Endangered:
Wildflower:
Full Sun:

Ruellia humilis: Wild Petunia, Native Perennial Plant Plugs, Native Wildflowers, Native Pollinator Support Plants, Organically Grown
Common Name: wild petunia
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Acanthaceae
Native Range: Eastern and central United States
Zone: 4 to 8
Height: 1.50 to 2.00 feet
Spread: 1.50 to 2.00 feet
Bloom Time: May to October
Bloom Description: Lavender/lilac-blue
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Medium
Suggested Use: Rain Garden
Flower: Showy
Attracts: Butterflies
Tolerate: Drought, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil
Culture
Grow in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.

Noteworthy Characteristics
Ruellia humilis, commonly called wild petunia, is a native perennial which occurs in dryish soils in open woods, glades, prairies and fields . Typically grows to 2′ tall. Features tubular, bell-shaped, petunia-like flowers (to 3″ long), each with five shallow rounded lobes. May to October bloom period. Lavender to lilac flowers appear singly or in clusters in the upper leaf axils. Oblong to lanceolate, olive green leaves to 4″ long. Leaves and stems are hairy.

Genus name honors Jean de la Ruelle (1474-1537), French herbalist and physician to Francois I (1494-1547) who was king of France from 1515 until his death in 1547.

Specific epithet means low-growing or dwarfish.

Problems
No serious insect or disease problems.

Garden Uses
Borders, rock gardens, native plant gardens, wild gardens or prairies.

Ruellia humilis: Wild Petunia, Native Perennial Plant Plugs, Native Wildflowers, Native Pollinator Support Plants, Organically Grown

Check the native status of this species via the USDA Plants Database here.                                                                                                                                                                 

For Shipping, Planting and additional FAQ’s please see “About our organically grown native plug trays “.

See all available Native Perennial Grasses &  Organically Grown Plug Trays