Plant Care Britton's Wild Petunia

Britton's Wild Petunia

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Also known as

Mexican Bluebell, Mexican Bluebell, Mexican petunia and Britton's wild petunia

Taxonomy

Ruellia simplex
Ruellia
Acanthaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Britton's Wild Petunia

Water

How often to water your Britton's Wild Petunia

Water needs for Britton's Wild Petunia
0.5 cups
every 9

Britton's Wild Petunia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Britton's Wild Petunia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Mexican Bluebell in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Britton's Wild Petunia: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Britton's Wild Petunia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Britton's Wild Petunia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Britton's Wild Petunia in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Britton's Wild Petunia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Britton's Wild Petunia: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Britton's Wild Petunia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Britton's Wild Petunia is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


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Care Summary for Britton's Wild Petunia

Britton's Wild Petunia

Britton's Wild Petunia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Britton's Wild Petunia has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
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@Rachelp
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04/06/2022

I have it outside

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