Mexican Petunia – Ruellia brittoniana

On the Mexican petunia, lavender-blue flowers present themselves in mid-spring and continuously emerge until the cold weather arrives. Like its namesake, Mexican petunia blossoms are quite similar to the annual, petunia, but the two are unrelated. Though the foliage appears lustrous and delicate, this shrubby plant can thrive in a variety of conditions, including dry…