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Ruellia graecizans

Classification

Order: Scrophulariales
   Family: Acanthaceae
            Genus: Ruellia
                        Specie: Ruellia graecizans

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 2 ft (0.6 m)

Cultivation: Fertile, moist, well-drained soil in part-shade

Features: Oval mid-green leaves; bright red funnel-shaped flowers spring?summer

Uses: Tropical gardens Shrub borders Tubs Indoor plant

Zones: 10?12

Description: Native to South America, this is a 24 in (60 cm) tall subshrub with a bushy spreading habit and oval to oblong mid-green leaves to 8 in (20 cm) long. The rather small, bright red, funnel-shaped flowers, about 1 in (25 mm) long, are produced in small clust

Growth Habit: Bushy spreading habit

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