Katie Pink Dwarf Ruellia

Ruellia brittoniana 'Katie Pink'

Spectacular dwarf variety of this easy to grow, heat-tolerant perennial is loaded with light pink flowers through out the warm season. The large, petunia-like blooms are backed by dense clumps of narrow, dark green foliage. Quickly fills in as a ground cover. Drought tolerant when established, in cooler summer climates. Herbaceous perennial.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Best with regular watering - especially in extreme heat. Requires less water once established.

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Average Size at MaturityClump forming mounds to 10 to 12 in. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate spring to summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Growth HabitSpreading
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Poolside, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsBest with regular watering - especially in extreme heat. Requires less water once established.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Blooms best in full sun. May be hardy to USDA zone 7 with winter protection. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11

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