Petunia (Lavender) - Plant
Description for Petunia (Lavender)
The popular flower of the same name derived its epithet from the French, which took the word petun, meaning "tobacco," from a Tupi Guarani language.
An annual, most of the varieties seen in gardens are hybrids.Petunias are one of the most popular bedding flowers.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Petunia (Purple Shaded),Petunia grandiflora,Grandiflora, Multiflora, Milliflora and Spreading (Wave)Ultra Petunia ,Dream Petunia, Storm Petunia ,Daddy Petunia ,Supermagic Petunia Supercascade ,Primetime Petunia, Celebrity Petunia,Carpet Petunia ,Horizon Petunia, Mirage Petunia ,Easy Wave, Shock Wave, Avalanche Petunia.||The plant carry red,pink,yellow,purple and white||Spring, Summer, Fall||6 inches tall and 2 feet wide.||Easy yo grow|
Planting and care
Petunias do best in full sun, but can handle partial shade, especially in hotter areas.
|Most varieties prefer full sun||They need well-draining, slightly moist soil.||Water them regularly||The warm area and let them grow on in cooler temperatures||Fertilize your plants monthly to ensure good growth. Double-flowered cultivars like a biweekly dose of fertilizer.|
Caring for Petunia
- Petunias grow best in full sun, although they ll tolerate dappled shade, especially in hot conditions.
- They need well-draining, slightly moist soil. In soggy soils, they become leggy.
- Regular deadheading also improves their appearance.
- An early and midsummer application of high-phosphorus fertilizer improves both blooms and vigor.
Typical uses of Petunia
Special features: Attracts Birds, Fragrance, Good for Containers, Low Maintenance
Ornamental use: Its generally kep indoorand in terrac area
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What garden lovers say ... ?
Keep it away from harsh direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.
Very nice plant to have.
How old is the plant you have shown..?