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Ruellia graecizans

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to August
  • Height0.4m to 0.65m
  • Spread0.4m to 0.65m
  • Growth HabitOpen branched
  • Flower ColourDark red

Description

Ruellia graecizans. This species is a tall subshrub with a bushy spreading habit. The leaves are about 20cm long narrow and hairless. The flowers are produced in small clusters about 25mm long, funnel-shaped and bright red.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

South America

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilSandy, Humus-rich
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

These plants are fairly tolerant of dry conditions with sun or semi-shade. You can plant in humus-rich fertile, moist soil.

Propagation

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

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