Mexican Petunia Katie Ruellia
Mexican Petunia Katie Ruellia is an evergreen perennial that forms in clumps, remains low to the ground, loves water, and has big blooming flowers in summer. The blossoms are trumpet shaped and come in varieties of white, pink, and lavender-blue. It makes a good ground cover.
Common Name: Dwarf Katie Ruellia, Katie Blue
Type: herbaceous evergreen, ground cover
Native Range: Mexico
Zone: 7 - 11
Height: 6 - 12 in.
Spread: 12 - 24 in.
Bloom Time: early summer-frost
Bloom Description: lavender-blue, white, pink
Sun: full sun - partial shade
Suggested Use: borders, ground cover
Flower: large, showy, trumpet-shaped
Leaf: elongated, narrow, dark green
Other: attracts butterflies
Tolerant: deer, disease, insect