Learn about the plant

Syn. Dipteracanthus. Genus around 150 types of time tested perennials and smooth-stemmed or woody shrubs and subshrubs from spectacular United states, warm aspects of America, and Africa and Asian countries. The leaves are opposing and overall and could be stalked or stalkless. The velvety results in Ruellia (Monkey Vegetation) are tinged with crimson and veined in sterling silver. The blossoms are 2 in. very long flared trumpets. The stalks droop gracefully- this herb is acceptable for hanging baskets.

Plant growth conditions

Typical warmth in the summer season – minimal 55F during winter.Brilliantly lit place. Always keep well from the sunlight.

Maintain compost moistened all the time but never waterlogged. Reduce watering in the wintertime. Use soft, tepid water. Misting is needed.

Plant reproduction

Underlying softwood cuttings in springtime or early summer. Sow grow plant seeds at 66-75 F (19-24 C) in early spring.