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Supertunia® Priscilla® Petunia hybrid

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
Mature Size
12" 2' 30cm 61cm
Height: 6" - 12"
Spread: 18" - 2'
Height: 15cm - 30cm
Spread: 46cm - 61cm
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  • Details

    6 - 12 Inches
    12 - 24 Inches
    18 - 24 Inches
    15cm - 30cm
    30cm - 61cm
    46cm - 61cm

    Features

    Garden VALEDICTORIAN.

    This lovely petunia has double lavender flowers wtih deep purple veins. As the flowers age, they are shed from the plant so you never see dead flowers. Fresh new growth and covers over the older foliage keeping Priscilla looking great all summer long.

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    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 15cm - 30cm
    Trails Up To: 
    30 Inches 76cm
    Spacing: 
    12 - 24 Inches 30cm - 61cm
    Spread: 
    18 - 24 Inches 46cm - 61cm
    Flower Colors: 
    Purple
    Flower Shade: 
    Lavender with Purple Veins
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Mounding Trailing
    Container Role: 
    Spiller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    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).

    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® Priscilla® Petunia hybrid 'Kerprilpro' USPPAF, Can PBRAF 6,963
  • 3 Reviews

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    • I bought 7 of these plants and wasn’t sure how well they will do in my area? I am very pleased with the results. I planted 5 in my window box and 1in each 36 inches planters. They covered the 5’ long.window box and 36” tall planters. I also used PW fertilizer to give them little extra nutrients in the beginning. Thank you Proven Winner I will be buying these plants again.

      Sadia Victor
      , 25 weeks ago
    • I LOVE THIS PETUNIA!! She has been a solid performer for me since 2017 when I first discovered her in one of my favorite local greenhouses. I plant her every year. She loves sun and contrary to the info above, she very much needs deadheading. She is gorgeous and even smells great! Double petunias are my weakness and favorite, wish PW had more options as I buy other brands that have them.

      Lisa
      , North Dakota
      , United States
      , 2 years ago
    • I've grown this in my containers for 2 years and have loved them each time. They are very hardy and always look nice with tons of blooms. I don't need to deadhead them, but just for an excuse to hang out a little longer, I do fuss with them just a little. They have done well for me with other supertunias and verbena's

      Shelley Berendt
      , Illinois
      , United States
      , 2 years ago
  • 8 Awards

    Award Year Award Plant Trial
    2021 Top Performer Les Exceptionelles
    2021 Top Performer - Hanging Basket University of Minnesota - Grand Rapids
    2021 Director's Select Penn State
    2021 Top Performer University of Georgia
    2021 Top Performer University of Laval
    2021 Top Performer University of Tennessee - Knoxville
    2021 Top Performer University of Minnesota - Morris
    2021 Top Performer Mississippi State University - Crystal Springs
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