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Petunia Superbissima Mixed new

Original price was: £2.29.Current price is: £2.19.

A fantastic hybrid mix of veined and starred varieties delivering stunning displays of large 4 inch blooms in many shades and combinations on medium sized vigorous plants.

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Petunia Superbissima Mixed new

Petunia Superbissima Mixed. A fantastic hybrid mix of veined and starred varieties delivering stunning displays of large 4 inch blooms in many shades and combinations on medium sized vigorous plants. Perfect for baskets, pots, tubs, beds and borders. Prefers sun and well drained soil. Half hardy annual, growing to a maximum height of 15in. Easy to grow.

Cultivation advice for Petunia Superbissima Mixed 

  • Provide at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight daily for optimal growth and blooming.
  • Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water deeply when the top inch of soil feels dry, particularly in warmer weather.
  • Avoid wetting foliage to prevent fungal diseases; water at the base of the plant.
  • Use well-draining soil with good aeration to prevent waterlogging and root rot. Incorporate organic matter like compost to improve soil quality.
  • Feed regularly with a balanced fertilizer suitable for flowering plants. Follow the instructions on the fertilizer packaging for correct application and frequency.
  • Remove spent flowers regularly to encourage new growth and continuous blooming. Pinch or trim off faded flowers to prevent seed formation.
  • Plant with sufficient space between each plant to allow for good air circulation, reducing the risk of diseases and promoting healthier growth.
  • Monitor for common pests such as aphids or caterpillars. Address any issues promptly with organic pesticides or insecticidal soap.
  • Ensure proper air circulation to prevent fungal diseases.
  • Lightly prune to maintain the desired shape and encourage bushiness. Trim back leggy stems to promote a fuller appearance.
  • In colder regions, consider replanting or covering plants to protect them from frost. Potted petunias can be brought indoors during winter.
  • Petunia Superbissima Mixed offers a variety of colors and patterns. Experiment with different combinations and placements for an appealing garden display.
  • Perform regular checks for signs of nutrient deficiencies, wilting, or abnormal growth. Address any issues promptly to maintain plant health.
  • Some varieties of Petunia Superbissima Mixed have a trailing growth habit. Provide support like stakes or trellises to help them climb or maintain their shape.
  • Encourage beneficial insects like ladybugs or lacewings that prey on harmful pests. Planting companion flowers or herbs that attract these insects can help maintain a balanced garden ecosystem.
  • Petunias generally prefer slightly acidic soil (around pH 6.0-6.5). Test the soil pH occasionally and adjust if needed using amendments suitable for lowering pH levels.
  • Apply mulch, ensuring it doesn’t directly touch the plant stems to prevent potential rot or fungal issues.
  • Consider propagating new plants from cuttings. Petunias root easily from stem cuttings in a suitable growing medium.
  • Ensure even water distribution across the garden or containers. Some plants might receive less water due to placement or container design, leading to inconsistent growth.
  • If using tap water high in minerals, consider using filtered water or rainwater to avoid mineral buildup in the soil, which can affect plant health.
  • While pruning promotes growth, excessive pruning might hinder flower production. Strike a balance to maintain the plant’s overall health and appearance.
  • Adjust care routines during seasonal transitions, such as reducing watering in cooler months or increasing it during hot, dry spells.

 

Additional information

Seed Count

300

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