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Petunia Care

Petunias are early to flower in the spring, producing blooms in abundance throughout the season. Heat and drought-tolerant, Petunias are a great addition to any sunny patio or balcony. As a bonus, Petunia blossoms may attract pollinators such as butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden. Petunia Headliner Night Sky is a unique Petunia variety with deep purple flowers sprinkled with specks of white resembling a starry night, while Petunia Double Wave White has white, wavy petals that are unlike any other Petunia.

How to care for your Petunia

Use these instructions to care for a Petunia. This guide will tell you how to water a Petunia; its light, temperature, humidity preferences and any additional care it might need to help it grow.

Petunia Double Wave White

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LIGHT

Petunias will grow best in full sun where they can receive at least 6–8 hours of direct sunlight.

WATER

Provide your Petunias with plenty of water as they do not like to dry out completely; water just before the soil is dry. During hot and dry times, more watering may be required, and during rainy times, less watering may be needed. Be sure to avoid splashing water on the foliage and blooms when watering, as this can cause diseases.

FOOD

Fertilize 1–2 times a month using a liquid fertilizer or add a slow-release fertilizer to the soil according to instructions.

ADDITIONAL CARE

To encourage new flower growth on your Petunias, remove spent blooms in a practice known as deadheading. Removing the dead flowers will help promote additional growth throughout the season. If you notice your Petunias starting to get leggy or stretched out, feel free to trim the flowers and foliage back to promote growth. They will branch out and rebloom as a result. Be sure to fertilize regularly. Petunias will grow best in an area that is sheltered from wind exposure.

See also: Common Issues →

Petunia Headliner Night Sky

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LIGHT

Petunias will grow best in full sun where they can receive at least 6–8 hours of direct sunlight.

WATER

Provide your Petunias with plenty of water as they do not like to dry out completely; water just before the soil is dry. During hot and dry times, more watering may be required, and during rainy times, less watering may be needed. Be sure to avoid splashing water on the foliage and blooms when watering, as this can cause diseases.

FOOD

Fertilize 1–2 times a month using a liquid fertilizer or add a slow-release fertilizer to the soil according to instructions.

ADDITIONAL CARE

To encourage new flower growth on your Petunias, remove spent blooms in a practice known as deadheading. Removing the dead flowers will help promote additional growth throughout the season. If you notice your Petunias starting to get leggy or stretched out, feel free to trim the flowers and foliage back to promote growth. They will branch out and rebloom as a result. Be sure to fertilize regularly. Petunias will grow best in an area that is sheltered from wind exposure.

See also: Common Issues →

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Purple Petunias Accent Kit

Featuring brilliantly colored blooms, Petunia Headliner Night Sky is an eye-catching flowering plant with purple and white blossoms resembling a starry night. Great for a sunny spot on your porch or patio This Accent Kit is recommended for two 8–10" pots or one 11" hanging basket.
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