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Endless Illumination Bush Violet Browallia hybrid

Exposure
  • Part Shade to Shade

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
16" 14"
Height
12" - 16"
Spread
10" - 14"
  • Details

    Features

    CHLOROFORM follows FUNCTION.

    Brilliant flowers bloom profusely throughout the season

    Award Winner
    Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer
    Heat Tolerant
    Deadheading Not Necessary

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    12 - 16 Inches
    Spacing: 
    8 - 10 Inches
    Spread: 
    10 - 14 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Blue
    Flower Shade: 
    Blue
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Shade to Shade
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Planting To Frost
    Hardiness Zones: 
    9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses Notes: 

    Use in containers, beds and hanging baskets

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Deadheading not necessary.  Do not over-fertilize.  Do not place in full sun locations.

    Expanding the list of options for shade, Endless® Illumination Browallia is a beautiful alternative to Impatiens walleriana. Brilliant violet purple blooms dot the emerald green foliage all season long without deadheading. Browallia loves the heat and does not require much fertilization to thrive.

     

    Endless Illumination Browallia hybrid 'UNHBR12' USPP 18,925
  • 26 Reviews

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    Browse reviews from people who have grown this plant.
    • I've grown this plant for several years now and it is definitely one of my most favorite shade plants. I have to grab as many as I can when my nursery gets them because gardeners are catching on to their beauty and color and ease of care. I've wanted the white ones as well but somehow can never find them and I frequent a very special nursery in my area that can't seem to get them either. Help, Proven Winners!!!! Send them out everywhere, please!!!!

      Judith Rose
      , North Carolina
      , United States
      , 2 weeks ago
    • It's mid-October here in Southeast Michigan, about 60F, and these plants still have flowers and look great! I had to order these directly from Proven Winners because my local nursery did not carry them. All season from late May until now, the bluish-purple flowers steal the show in my garden. I stand at my back door and marvel at their color - its so pretty. Browallia was easy to take care of and not fussy at all. It mounded up and widened nicely in full shade. I will definitely order again if they are offered through Proven Winners.

      Denise A
      , Michigan
      , United States
      , 4 weeks ago
    • Bought 2 and added them to a raised bed using a high quality organic raised bed mix and used a chicken manure fertilizer from the same brand es-po-ma. They’ve tripled in size with lots of blooms. Can’t wait to see how big they get by the fall.

      Bea Kay
      , 1 year ago
    • Bought 2 and added them to a raised bed using a high quality organic raised bed mix and used a chicken manure fertilizer from the same brand es-po-ma. They’ve tripled in size with lots of blooms. Can’t wait to see how big they get by the fall.

      Bea Kay
      , 1 year ago
    • Bought 2 and planted them in a raised bed against the house that gets a couple hours of sun. I used Espoma raised bed planter mix with Biotone Starter fertilizer and are growing pretty well with constant blooming.. They seem to grow 1/3 of growth per month. The foliage and flowers are striking and can’t wait to see how they look in size and blossoms to decide how many I buy next year.. Just love these!!

      Bea Kay
      , 1 year ago
    • Looks beautiful with red geraniums.

      Tammy H Alton
      , Tennessee
      , United States
      , 1 year ago
    • I bought this plant 2 years ago and I loved it! I planted it in a pot on my porch which hardly gets any sun and it bloomed all summer, but unfortunately I didn't bring it in for the winter and it died. I lost the tag and didn't know the name of it. Last year, I looked at several nurseries, but I couldn't find it. I had taken a picture of it and showed it to a worker at each of the nurseries and none of them recognized it. I also googled it and couldn't find it. This spring I showed my picture to a worker at a nursery and they figured it out, but they couldn't get it for me. Two days ago I found one and I was ecstatic. The one I had 2 years ago was more blue and vibrant, but I'm just happy to have found one. In the future, I will buy more and plant them in my flower bed too. I will also bring them in for the winter.

      Colleen
      , Pennsylvania
      , United States
      , 1 year ago
    • This is a favorite for shade. It keeps blooming all summer long, never gets pests, and booms in shade. It's tough in a pot and not as quick to wilt as impatiens plants. I have a few pots in the shade where this is one of the only reliable all season bloomers that will work. My big complaint: it's hard to find. I often have to visit several green houses to find it.

      AMY
      , Wisconsin
      , United States
      , 1 year ago
    • This plant was kept in the shade and after it lost all its blooms, it no longer produced bloom. Buds were there but did not open.

      Fred Tello
      , Virginia
      , United States
      , 3 years ago
    • I bought the blue and the white versions of this plant. I have a deep rectangular planter located on my porch that only gets 1 or 2 hours of direct mid-late afternoon sunlight and these plants performed very well. They bloomed a long time. I will buy them again this year.

      Daphne Tot
      , Ontario
      , Canada
      , 4 years ago
  • 13 Awards

    Award Year Award Plant Trial
    2018 Top Performer Penn State
    2006 Top New Varieties Penn State
    2006 Best Varieties Colorado State University
    2006 Best Varieties Colorado State University
    2006 Top New Varieties Penn State
    2006 Top Consumer Rated Variety Penn State
    2006 Best Varieties Colorado State University
    2006 Top Consumer Rated Variety Penn State
    2006 Top New Varieties Penn State
    2006 Top Consumer Rated Variety Penn State
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