Ruellia simplex 'Compact Pink'

Compact Pink Ruellia

Newly planted

Newly planted

Family: Acanthaceae

Genus: Ruellia

Parent: Ruellia simplex

Category: Perennial

Zones: 8 to 10

Size: To 15" tall and 18" wide

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Dwarf form with pink flowers.

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My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-quart plant at McCorkles in June 2012 and planted it in the Pool Lawn Border. The rabbits immediately ate it down to the ground. I covered it with netting and it came back.

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