Plant name: Bush Violet
Botanical name: Browallia americana
Suggested by: Ed Rasmussen, The Fragrant Path
Virtues: Easy, carefree annual for bedding, hanging baskets, or pots. Can be brought indoors for the winter, where it will continue blooming.
Flower: Amethyst-blue, 1-inch flower with a white spot. Borne in profusion.
Foliage: Medium to deep green leaves, purple stems.
Habit: Upright and mounding to 15 inches.
Season: Blooms all summer—all year if taken indoors.
Companions: White- and yellow-flowered plants.
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