Named after Johannes Browallius, a Swedish botanist, Browallia is a summer time bloomer that enjoys lots of shade. It is also known Bush Violet, Sapphire Flower, Amethyst Flower. This plant has deep green foliage with dainty star-shaped flowers that come in light purple, blue, or pink. Tolerant to heat. Used as a border plant, but it is also suitable as a houseplant.
Up to 80 days. Easy to grow. Covered with large, bell-shaped flowers throughout the summer. Performs well in partial shade. Requires a constant soil temperature of 70 degrees to germinate. Keep on the dry side at first to prevent damping-off.
This annual will bloom throughout the summer, requiring maintenance but easy to grow. The marron to purple flowers, resembling stars, grow on top of stems that trail along the ground, creating a loose mound that floods unused spaces in gardens.
Up to 80 days. Great for beginners. Tenacious mauve and aqua flowers bloom throughout the summer. Requires partial shade. Suitable for planting containers, such as patio pots, and garden beds.
Up to 80 days. The white blooms of Browallia look like bright stars against the dark greenry of the foliage. Suitable for both containers and beds. Plant on borders to soften the edge of your flower garden.