Mexican Petunia Details

Mexican Petunia

  • Botanical Name: Ruellia twedian
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use:
  • Ornamental Value: Blue, White, Pink
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value:
  • Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 3'-4'
  • Plant Height: 3'-4'


Bush-like flowering plant that reseeds prolifically. Easy to grow but can be invasive and should be contained.

Perennial Care Guide

Mexican Petunia Photos