Petunia plant is one of the best summer flowering plant they are look awesome in the pot and hanging basket. There are many varities of colors avalible except orange. When petunia flowers bloom it creates a beauty and this plant is rapidly grow to height of 10 to 16 inches. The leaves and stems of petunia plant are sticky to touch and have many colors.
|Family||Solanaceae, potato family|
|Plant type||Herbaceous perennial|
|Flower color||Pink, purple, yellow, various|
|Soil Type||Well-draining, clay or sandy|
|Temperature||Petunias favor warmer temperatures for germination.|
|Bloom Time||May to frost|
|Bloom Description||All colors but brown and black are not including|
|Sun||Full sun to part shade|
|Attracts||Birds, Hummingbirds, Butterflies|
|Origin||Petunia plant native to south America|
How to care for petunia?
Petunias favor fertile soil with at least twenty five percent organic matter, such as peat moss, aged manure or well-rotted compost. The potting soil requires to be lightweight, particularly in hanging baskets. If the potting soil is too solid, the petunia roots live wet and tend to decay away.
Spreading petunias may need weekly fertilization, while container-grown plants will respond well to a time-release fertilizer.
Care of petunias includes usual watering and as much sunlight as probable to promote numerous blooms. scattering ground wrap petunias are pickiest about water, weekly watering should be included in the care of petunias.
If you like this plant you may also be interested in reading about the Capsicum Plant, which is in the same plant family.
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