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Petunia

Botanical Name
Petunia x hybrida
Hardiness
Half hardy annual
Height
6 to 18 inches
Width
6 to 36 inches
Flowers
Spring till frost: many colors and combinations
Light
Full sun to part shade (grows in shade, but with few flowers)
Soil
Adaptable
Planting & Care
  • Space 6 inches for minis, 10 to 12 inches for bedding, 24 inches for trailers used as groundcovers
  • May need deadheading or pinching back
Problems
Botrytis blight, tobacco mosaic, flea beetles, stem rot, aphids
Varieties
  • Merlin Blue Morn - AAS Winner, blue petal with glowing white eyes
  • Supertunia Vista Series - None stop blooms, no deadheading or pinching required

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