Petunia Pirouette Purple Petunia Flower

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Petunia Pirouette Purple Petunia Flower

Petunia Pirouette Purple Petunia Flower

Purple and white double petunias, an All America Selection. These distinctive bi-colors picotee patterns really struck our fancy. They perform well in a hanging basket although they are quite tall, 15 inches, and erect so may do even better in other containers. The blend of the dark color with the white is just perfect, about 25% shite so it is more than fringed. . Start indoors 10 to 12 weeks before you plan on setting them out. Petunia seeds are very small and need light to germinate.
Petunia Flowers are bright and lively, bloom from spring until frost, and scent the air with lovely fragrance. Best of all, they’re amazingly easy to grow, both in the garden and in containers.Petunias are one of the most popular garden bedding flowers. They have wide trumpet shaped flowers and branching foliage that is hairy and somewhat sticky. Petunias are prolific bloomers, although some forms require deadheading to keep them going. However most varieties will bloom throughout the summer, except in extreme heat. You can now find petunias in just about every color but true blue and with growing habits that mound in borders or trail down containers.
Petunias are annual flowering plants, native to Argentina. Within the petunia family there is great variety: single and double blooms, ruffled or smooth petals, striped, veined or solid colors, mounding and cascading habits and even some fragrance. Most of the petunias sold today are hybrids, developed for specific design purposes. Petunias are versatile annuals, providing a bounty of bright color from early summer until fall. They come in four main categories that span the color spectrum, including large grandi floras, compact multi floras, miniature milli floras, and spreading, trailing forms.