How to grow Ruellia colorata

Ruellia colorata growing shrub‎ of the genus Ruellia also known as Wild Petunia or Giant Red Shrimp Plant, Ruellia colorata perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical, tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.

Leaves color green in elliptic shape can be in curly shape.

Ruellia colorata flower

Flower color red or orange, the petals create pyramid shape.

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Requirements for Ruellia colorata growing and care:

Moist soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design and dead flower

Size of the plant:
1-2m, 40-80 inches, 3-6 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water (don’t let it dry

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes / No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
All year

General information about the flower:
Red or orange flowers and the petals create pyramid shape

Scientific name:

Ruellia colorata

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