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Petunia ‘Purple Wave’

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to November
  • Height0.2m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourPink purple
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Petunia ‘Purple Wave’ (Petunia). Spreading, bright purple-pink flowers appear with elliptic, green leaves.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Shrub

Origin

S. America

Interest and use

Ground cover or hanging basket.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are frost-tender plants which are grown as annuals, they will need well-drained, fertile soil with a sunny location and will thrive where summers are hot, although they do need shelter from the wind. Dead-head regularly.

Propagation

Propagate by seed sown under glass in early spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

May suffer from viruses, including cucumber mosaic and tomato spotted wilt, fungal foot rot and potato virus.

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