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Petunia
Petunia x hybrida

Petunia 'Tidal Wave'
Petunia 'Tidal Wave'

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
6 Inches - 3 Feet
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Bi-color
Lavender
Pink
Purple
Red
Salmon
White
Yellow
 
Bloom Season
May - October
 
Hardiness
Half-Hardy Annual
 
Size
Medium
Tall
 

Features

A dependable annual available in a wide color range, and plant habit from ground cover trailing plants to tall plants with flowers of various sizes.

Culture

Full sun, moist well-drained soil.

Cultivars

Many to choose from. Some include:

  • 'Limbo Violet' 6-12 inches tall, purple flowers on compact plants
  • 'Madness Series' 6-12 inches tall, 3" flowers in mixed colors
  • 'Primetime Series' 6-12 inches tall, mixed colors, compact plants
  • 'Wave Series' 3-6 inches tall, mixed colors very low spreading plants
  • 'Tidal Wave' 2-3 feet tall, mixed colors, very tall "hedge type" petunia
  • 'Ultra Series' 6-12 inches tall, very large flowers, mixed colors
  • 'Storm Series' 6-12 inches tall, recovers quickly after rains

Notes

Wide choice of color and plant habit for every garden purpose. Occasional pinching late in the season helps to keep plants compact and blooming well. Tends not to bloom well in very heavy soils.