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Plant Identification: Need help identifying a tropical plant with purple flowers

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carimba
Tucson, AZ

December 4, 2012
7:36 PM

Post #9350076

I am currently posted in Bangkok and am curious to know the name of a plant I recently bought. It's seems to be doing well in full sun.

Thanks

RIck

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minnesippi
Oakdale, MN
(Zone 4a)

January 8, 2013
11:15 AM

Post #9379170

Rick,

Looks like a mexican petunia.
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/38178/

kittriana

kittriana
Magnolia, TX
(Zone 8b)

January 8, 2013
6:10 PM

Post #9379561

agreed, a ruellia - the flowers usually last only one day, closing up by afternoon?
singhg45
Delhi
India

January 8, 2013
7:58 PM

Post #9379649

Ruellia brittoniana Leonard now known as R. simplex C. Wight

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