Petunia (Petunia multiflora Cherry Tart) 40 seeds (#1389)
F1 Hybrid. Spectacular, versatile long flowering blooms!
A very striking and beautiful variety with double blooms of cherry red with white blotches.
Very attractive in summer beds and borders, and containers.
Prefers sun and well drained soil. Halfhardy annual to height and spread 30 cm.
Genus - Petunia
Species - multiflora
Variety - Cherry Tart
Common name - Petunia
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 2 - 10
Height - 0,30 m
Plant type - Annual flower
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acidic, alkaline (pH 6-7)
Soil type - rich, light with good drainage
Water requirements - Average
Landscape uses - Flower beds or in boxes, baskets, containers
Bloom season - June to October
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Cherry red-white
Petunia are commonly propagated from seed, which is best sown indoors for at least four weeks before moving outside.
Sow seeds uncovered in a moist, well-drained soil with a pH of 6 to 7.
When planting outdoors, wait until soil temperatures reach at least +15C, and there is no chance of frost.
Plant young transplants at the same depth they were in their containers, and space about ~20 cm apart.
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