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Ruellia amoena

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Features

  • BloomsApril to July
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourDeep red
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Ruellia amoena. This species is a bushy spreading shrub with ovate to oblong, mid-green, hairy leaves. The flowers are deep red, funnel-shaped blooms which are borne in axillary clusters from mid spring to mid summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

America, Africa, Asia

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilFertile, Humus-rich
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Cultivation

These plants are fairly tolerant of dry conditions with sun or semi-shade, You can plant in humus-rich fertile, moist soil. You can propagate from seeds in spring or cuttings in the spring or early summer.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds in spring or cuttings in the spring or early summer.

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