|Name:||Dwarf Mexican Petunia|
|Seasonal Interest:||Spring to Summer|
|Color/Feature:||Blue/purple to pink|
|Maintenance:||Prune taller varieties to 3″ after first frost browns leaves.|
Petunia-like flowers. Reseeds profusely. Taller types are invasive so choose dwarf varieties such as “Katie” or “Bonita. Note: if you plant the standard/taller variety, Ruellia nudiflora, make sure you choose a sterile selection.
Learn about other water-wise perennials for Lubbock County, courtesy of Lubbock Master Gardeners Association.