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frany66

Love pottering in my garden and becoming obsessed with succulents. Love repurposing anything to make a planter

Ruellia brittoniana 'Purple Showers'

  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2019
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  • Season Icon Early AutumnEarly Autumn 2017
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frany66

Help me identify this plant. Have taken a better pic with close up of flower in inset. The plant forms a ball about as high as my knee and just as round

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frany66

@KariSamuel @carolgs @Muzz67 @leisel @mrsflowerpot @deekay @brightcolours

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brightcolours

Not ringing any bells here...

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brightcolours

@nej @deekay

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nej

From what I can make of the photo it could be normal mono grass or even a type of tillandsia

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frany66

@nej googled these and doesn't look like either but thanks for trying. Haven't seen it round much and a few people passing have made the same comment so maybe it's not common.

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frany66

Ruellia tweediana looks very similar but mine is bushier, doesn't self seed and is still only one plant after more than 10 years - except for the cuttings I have given away @nej @brightcolours @KariSamuel @carolgs @Muzz67 @leisel @mrsflowerpot @deekay. Still confused!!

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carolgs

Just looked up rueilla and I think you could be right there are several different types available @frany66

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frany66

Thank you @carolgs

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brightcolours

#ruellia @nej

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