1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006

wild petunia

Ruellia humilis

Tubular, bell-shaped, petunia-like flowers up to 3″ long open from May to October on drought-loving plants that self-seed without becoming invasive. Lavender to lilac flowers appear singly or in clusters. NATIVE TO THE EASTERN HALF OF THE U.S.

Host plant for the Common Buckeye butterfly.