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Ruellia elegans 'Ragin' Cajun'
Common Name: Hardy Petunia Family: Acanthaceae (The Acanthus Family)

Ruellia elegans 'Ragin' Cajun'
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This unusual plant has attractive, dark green foliage and bright, red trumpet flowers that flare outwards into four wings. The flowers are held on thin flower stems. 'Ragin' Cajun' is a hardier cultivar of this species that will bloom from June until frost. It is versatile for use in flower beds or containers in average to moist soils in full sun. Tolerant of heat and humidity.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Central and South America

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourRed 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer - Fall 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone7b-11  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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