Wild Petunia or Hairy Wild Petunia or Fringeleaf Wild Petunia (roo-EL-ee-uh hew-MIL-is)
Plants are low growing foliage with flowering stems up to two feet tall. The flowers start with a tube-like corolla and are bell-shaped with a wide open petunia-like appearance. The flowers are purplish colored, up to 2 inches wide and three inches long with five shallow rounded lobes. May to October bloom period. The lavender to lilac colored flowers appear singly or in clusters at the upper leaf axils. The plants are hairy, including the flowers. Grow in dry well draining soils in full sun to part shade.
Native to central and eastern USA.