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Ruellia caroliniensis

Florida Petunia

1-2.5 ft.

1-2 ft.

Moderate

1 to 2 feet

Full sun to partial shade

SOIL TOLERANCES: Sand

DROUGHT TOLERANCES: Moderate to High

Host plant for the Common Buckeye, Malachite and White Peacock butterfly species. Will also attract many other pollinators like bees. Flowers will be purple if kept in shadier area but turn white in full sun. Typical blooms are in late spring through late summer/early fall.