MEXICAN PETUNIA: PINK
LATIN NAME: RUELLIA BRITTONIANA 'CHI CHI'
Handsome narrow, dark green foliage covers the tall stems, topped with pink petunia-like flowers. Thrives in a variety of conditions. Plant toward the rear of a border or as the centerpiece of a mixed container. Herbaceous perennial.
Amount of Sunlight: Partial to full sun
Amount of Water: Once established, needs only occasional water.
Soil Conditions: Well drained
Cold Hardiness Zone: 7-10
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.