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Sonoran Desert Ruellia
Scientific Name: Ruellia californica (JR Rose) IM Johnston
Synonym:
Family: Acanthaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 12,13
USDA: 9-9b

Frost Tolerance: Damaged by any frost.

Sun Exposure: Part sun to full sun

Growth Habits: Evergreen perennial, 2 feet to 4 feet tall (60 cm-1.2 m)

Watering Needs: Little water, drought tolerant

Propagation: Cuttings or seeds


Blooming Habits:
Purple, funnelform flowers, in early spring to late summer.


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