Petunias are one of the most popular annual summer plants.
Their bright colors, lovely scent, flower richness makes them ideal for use in beds, borders and containers.
This mixture with its trailing habit is especially suitable for balcony containers and hanging baskets.
Grows well in porous and rich soil. Do not overfeed with nitrogen. Tolerates heat and half shadow, water resistant.
Genus - Petunia
Species - Pendula
Variety - Balcony Mix
Common name - Trailing Petunia
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 2 - 10
Plant type - Annual flower
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil type - rich, light with good drainage
Water requirements - Average
Landscape uses - For hanging baskets, balconies and window sills
Bloom season - May to October
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Mixed
Petunia seeds are very small and require light for germination so they must not be covered.
Petunias are easily grown from seed which can be sown indoors 10-12 weeks before the last killing frost (February to March).
Cover the tray with a sheet of glass for extra humidity, until germination.
Maintain a temperature of ~+20-+22C within the the growing medium.
Germination takes 10 days.
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