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Ruttya fruticosa Yellow, Rabbits ears

Ruttya fruticosa Yellow

Rabbits ears
Family: Acanthaceae
Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunModerate waterYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Yellow variety. Blooms in winter-spring. See orange variety. Flower resembles rabbit's ears. Beautiful vining shrub covered with very unusual flowers resembling rabbit's head with ears. This plant is relatively rare. The flowers look like 1-2 inch hummingbirds with their wings swept back or, from the front, like rabbits ears. They are full of and drip nectar.


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