Petunia (Pink) - Plant
Description for Petunia (Pink)
The popular flower of the same name derived its epithet from the French, which took the word return, 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,Dream Petunia,Storm Petunia,Daddy Petunia,Supermagic Petunia Supercascade, Celebrity Petunia,Carpet Petunia,Horizon Petunia, Mirage Petunia||Red, pink,yellow, purple and white.||Spring, Summer, Fall||6 inches tall and 2 feet wide.||Easy to Grow|
Planting and care
Petunias do best in full sun but can handle partial shade especially in hotter areas.
|Most varieties prefer full sun||Well drained, slightly moist soil.||Watering regularly||The warm area and let them grow on in cooler temperatures||Fertilize your plants monthly to ensure good growth. Double-flowered cultivators like a bi-weekly 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: It generally keeps indoor and in terrace area
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What garden lovers say ... ?
Great plant..looked nice.
Does the plant need regular trimming?
I have been growing exotic plants for 50 years