Petunia

  • Plant Type: Annual
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Plant Size: 8-16 inches tall and wide

Petunias have trailing stems full of velvety, frilly, trumpet-shaped flowers. Colors range from rich royal purples and hot pinks to soft yellows and glowing whites. Plant in spring. They also do well in fall and winter in warm climates as the plants are tolerant of light frost.

Plant Spacing: 9 to 12 inches.

Secrets to Success »

Plant in fertile soil with good drainage. Pinch back faded blooms and fertilize in late summer to encourage new growth.

Use »

The winding, trailing effect is perfect for containers, patio pots, or landscape beds.

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  • Mix with sweet potato vine, purple fountain grass, sun coleus, verbena or vinca for a bright display with height, fullness, and a spillover effect in containers.

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