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Blue bell (Ruellia brittoniana) - 2" Potted Tropical Marginal Plant

Blue bell (Ruellia brittoniana) - 2" Potted Tropical Marginal Plant

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Add a touch of elegance to your pond with the charming Bluebell plant. Known for its stunning blue flowers and lush green foliage, this tropical marginal plant is a delightful addition to any aquatic garden.

The Bluebell, also known as Mexican petunia, features vibrant trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom profusely throughout the warm months, attracting butterflies and hummingbirds to your pond area. Its glossy, lance-shaped leaves provide a beautiful contrast, adding texture and depth to your pond's edge.

Thriving in full sun to partial shade, the Bluebell is a versatile plant that can adapt to various water depths, making it suitable for both shallow and deeper pond areas. Its vigorous growth habit allows it to quickly establish and spread, creating a lush and vibrant border around your pond.

Easy to care for, the Bluebell requires minimal maintenance once established. Simply trim back any overgrowth to maintain its desired shape and remove spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming. With its striking beauty and low-maintenance nature, the Bluebell is a must-have for any pond enthusiast looking to enhance their aquatic oasis.

Key Features:

  • Vibrant flowers add color and beauty to your pond
  • Lush green foliage provides a natural border and habitat for wildlife
  • Adaptable to various water depths and lighting conditions
  • Low-maintenance plant that requires minimal care
  • Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds


  • Blue Bell: Up to 4' in height, blue/purple flowers
  • Blue Bell 'Pink Chi Chi': Up to 4' in height, pink flowers
  • Blue Bell 'Compacta': Up to 12" in height, blue/purple flowers
  • Blue Bell 'Compacta Pink': Up to 12" in height, pink flowers
  • Blue Bell 'Compacta White': Up to 12" in height, white flowers


  • Plant Type: Tropical Marginal
  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Mature Size: 12-24 inches tall, 12-18 inches wide
  • Sunlight Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
  • Water Depth: 0-6 inches

This plant cannot be shipped to California. If you place an order for it we will cancel this plant or send a substitute plant. 

*sold as a 2in pot

Scientific Name: Ruellia brittoniana
Height: 10-12"
Light Requirements: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Time: Spring & Summer
Water: Moist soil 
Hardiness zones: 8 - 10
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  • Hitchhiker Warning

    We recommend cleaning all plants before adding them to your tank. We regularly perform quality checks prior to shipping plants. However, we cannot guarantee our plants to be snail or hitchhiker-free. If you do not want to risk snails, please consider rinsing plants, conducting a bleach dip, or quarantining plants prior to adding them in your aquarium. Snails are a natural part of working with live plants.