Saturday, July 27, 2013
Two species Ruellia, which are R. brittoniana and R. simplex are commonly grown on the ground (as opposed to pots, around the house or office compounds . These two plant species are commonly known as purple showers, and can be mistaken for the other.
The plants usually grow up to slightly over a meter tall and grow perennially in the tropics. They can be grown at the side of walls to give home garden a good sight. The purple flowers are always present to add to the 'cool" feeling when taking a walk through the home garden.
Species: R. simplex