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PlantFiles: American Bush Violet
Browallia speciosa 'Heavenly Bells'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Browallia (bro-WAHL-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: speciosa (spee-see-OH-suh) (Info)
Cultivar: Heavenly Bells
Additional cultivar information: (Jingle Bells series)

Category:
Annuals
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
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Hardiness:
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

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Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive greenthumb99 On Apr 5, 2011, greenthumb99 from Lucketts, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

Often designated as an annual, B. speciosa is a tender perennial. Specimens brought indoors bloomed continuously all winter while kept at about 58 degrees, providing a wonderful display of color at a dreary time of year. See my second photo, taken in early April.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Leesburg, Virginia



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