Planted 6" potted plants in ground -- did fine until extreme heat (Used Osmocote when planting, none since then. This garden is by the road about "96" steps from the house -- had to drag LONG hose often this summer to keep plants going. I just pulled them up -- still blooming, but the stems/leaves brown at base, mostly (apparently needed more water) DID NOT DO WELL in 17" hanging baskets that face west and south. I watered often, planted with Osmocote, later used 1/2 liquid bloom booster.
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).
Fast growing plants with beautiful red flowers all seasonAward WinnerHeat TolerantDeadheading Not NecessaryAttracts:BirdsButterfliesHummingbirds
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:6 - 10 InchesSpacing:8 - 12 InchesSpread:8 - 12 InchesFlower Colors:RedFlower Shade:RedFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:TrailingContainer Role:Spiller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Planting To Hard FrostHardiness Zones:9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Use in hanging baskets, window boxes and landscapingMaintenance Notes:
Self-cleaning no deadheading necessary, this is not necessarily true of all Petunias.Surfinia® Red Petunia hybrid 'Sunremi' USPP 16,803, Can 2,838
MaryTennesseeUnited States8 years ago
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