• slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide

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

Related Content

Upcoming Appearances


August 22
Mequon Nature Preserve
Mequon, WI
 

August 24
Sanger House Gardens
Milwaukee, WI
 

Sept. 14
Pasquesi Home & Gardens
Lake Bluff, IL

Learn More

Book an Appearance

Learn More

Win Melinda's Trees and Shrubs DVD set!

ENTER NOW