Red Hot! The Wild and Wonderful Ruellia elegans
If you are looking for a plant that will provide color throughout the summer, look no further than Ruellia elegans, Brazilian Petunia. This beautiful wildflower thrives in hot and humid conditions, and produces vibrant red flowers from May to frost. The compact clump of bright green foliage is an attractive backdrop for the showy blooms, which are held upright above the plants. Ruellia elegans is a long-blooming perennial that is sure to add excitement to your garden!
Growing Ruellia elegans is easy – simply plant the seeds in a sunny location and keep the soil moist. This hardy plant will quickly establish itself in your garden and provide you with season-long color! So what are you waiting for? Give Ruellia elegans a try in your garden today!
Ruellia elegans is not only beautiful, but it is also a tough plant that can tolerate a wide range of growing conditions. This makes it an ideal choice for the beginning gardener, or for anyone who wants to add a splash of color to their garden with minimal effort. So give Ruellia elegans a try – you won’t be disappointed!
Perennial Shrub USDA Zones 9-11, grown as annual elsewhere.