Browallia speciosa

Bush Violet, Amethyst Flower

These are excellent annual or perennial plants or shrubs for connoisseurs of blue flowers. These star-like tubular flowers also bloom in violet or white. They bloom best in warm shade and filtered sunlight, and make good cut flowers. Use in shaded areas or in hanging pots or containers. Need plenty of water and warm temperatures to thrive. In optimum conditions, these annuals may overwinter. Plants may be hard to find in nurseries so get seed from specialists.
Browallia speciosa, Bush Violet, Amethyst Flower
The most commonly grown Browallia, its flowers' white eyes contrast with the intense purple or blue petals. There are many other cultivars, including some shorter-growing types.

Attributes - Browallia speciosa

Plant Type: Annual

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Late Summer

Flower Color: Blue, Purple

Height: 10 in. to 4 ft. 6 in.

Width: 4 ft. 6 in.

Sunlight: Partial Sun, Shade

Climate: Zones 9, 10, 11

Notes: Cut Flowers, Showy Flowers.

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