Skip to Content Skip to Navigation
Menu

Supertunia® Limoncello® Petunia hybrid

Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
Mature Size
12" 24"
Height
6 - 12"
Spread
18 - 24"
  • Details

    Features

    I eat SUNLIGHT for breakfast.

    Supertunia petunias are vigorous with slightly mounded habits that function as both fillers and spillers in containers.  They are also excellent landscape plants, best suited to be placed near the front of beds.  They have medium to large sized flowers.

    Best Seller
    Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer
    Long Blooming
    Heat Tolerant
    Deadheading Not Necessary
    Drought Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    6 - 12 Inches
    Trails Up To: 
    30 Inches
    Spacing: 
    12 - 24 Inches
    Spread: 
    18 - 24 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Yellow
    Flower Shade: 
    Soft yellow with deep yellow veins
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Mounding Trailing
    Container Role: 
    Spiller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Planting To Hard Frost
    Hardiness Zones: 
    10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Edging Plant
    Uses: 
    Groundcover
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses Notes: 

    Use in hanging baskets, window boxes, landscaping and combinations planters.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    These are heat tolerant plants, that aren't particularly fussy and need little routine maintenance. They will perform best if an application of controlled release fertilizer is included at the time of planting. This applies to both landscape and container plantings. Supertunias are heavy feeders, but a single dose is usually sufficient for landscape beds in most climates. If you have a very long season, a second application of controlled release plant food should be considered for landscape plantings. In general, containers need to be fed more than landscape plants. Supertunias in containers will need to be fed more regularly to be their absolute best. A second application of a controlled release fertilizer can be applied about every two months to container plants, which will help. However, for the very best performance I find regularly applying water soluble fertilizer starting about two months after the containers are planted gives the best results.  These extra applications of plant food really makes a difference in performance through the summer.

    If your plant begins to look open or a bit tired, an allover trim can be beneficial.  Use a sharp pair of scissors or pruning shears to trim back up to 1/3 of the volume of the plant. I pair any trim with a dose of water soluble fertilizer to provide instant energy to help kickstart new growth, branching and flowering. Your plant will take a week to recover from the trim, but the end result is a fuller plant with more blooms going forward. You may repeat the trim as needed through the season.

    Supertunia® Limoncello® Petunia hybrid 'Pactoyel' USPP 23,282
  • 7 Reviews

    5
    4
    4
    1
    3
    2
    1
    2
    • Huge disappointment. They started strong and beautiful, but most died off by the beginning of July and by Aug 1 all ten had died. Fortunately the supertunias Snowdrift and Bordeaux have continued to flourish and ended up mostly filling the gaps where I pulled out the dead Limoncellos.

      Audrey Yelen
      , Tennessee
      , United States
      , 16 weeks ago
    • Bloomed beautifully from spring until the 1st week of July, then both plants (2 plants in 2 separate containers) collapsed and essentially died: all the leaves wilted away, and flowers decreased by 99%. Seemingly tied to increased heat and humidity. Both containers also contain Superbells® Blue Moon Punch™ which is still growing and flowering beautifully, so this is a cultivar specific issue. They were planted in compost amended soil, and watered every day. They were beautiful for the first few months, but heat and humidity apparently kills them.

      Matthew
      , Tennessee
      , United States
      , 21 weeks ago
    • Absolutely amazing. I planted 2 each in 12" x 12" pots on my front porch and they mounded beautifully and also trailed more than 3 feet all the way to the ground. I paired them with other pots of Bordeaux that did equally as well. All the neighbors complimented them, I even had people that were driving by stop and comment on how beautifull a display it was.

      Raymond Scott
      , Tennessee
      , United States
      , 47 weeks ago
    • Pretty flowers all summer long

      Jennifer Winship
      , British Columbia
      , Canada
      , 4 years ago
    • I planted the Bubblegum Vista series. Very vigorous and full of flowers. I loved them and so did everyone that passed by. They are still going strong in the flowerbeds, but just finished up in the window boxes. I am preordering them for next year!

      Karla Xander
      , Pennsylvania
      , United States
      , 5 years ago
    • Very nice flowers. Especially pink

      Laurie r
      , California
      , United States
      , 5 years ago
    • Very nice flowers. Especially pink

      Laurie r
      , California
      , United States
      , 5 years ago
  • 25 More colors

  • 22 Recipes

  • 1 Video

Back to Top

Find plants you love and create idea boards for all your projects.

To create an idea board, sign in or create an account.