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Red Easy Wave Petunia

3 reviews

The foliage is very typical of the wave series, 8-10 inch long stems that can spread to 2-3 feet. The color is pretty and changes subtly. Initially, the blooms open a bright deep red but then gradually shift to a rosier hue. Plants were started in early March and transplanted in mid-May. For the first 3 weeks, the baskets looked scrawny compared to those purchases at nurseries, but thereafter they were just as good, maybe better, and at literally a tenth the cost. 

10 seeds pelleted

 

 

PLANTING

Petunia hybrida

Annual 

Germination: 10-21 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-80ºF.

Seed Planting Depth: Sow on surface and press into soil

Starting Indoors: Start indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-80ºF soil temperature. Transplant after the last frost, 12-28" apart. Water seedlings regularly until established. 

Sowing Outdoors: We do not recommend starting petunia seeds outdoors

Growth Habit: Mounding, spreading

Height and Width: 8-10" x 36"

Spacing: 12-18" apart

Light Needs:  Full sun

Soil Needs:  Loose, rich, well-drained

Approximate days to flower from seed: 90-100 days

Uses: Flower beds, containers, hanging baskets, or window boxes 

Care: When grown in containers petunias need to be fertilized and watered regularly. This will keep the plants blooming all season long. During the heat of summer, they will need to be watered a few times a week. When growing petunias in the ground amend the soil with compost before planting.  Apply a liquid fertilizer every 1-2 weeks or use a time-release fertilizer at planting time. 

 

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    WS
    06/10/2020
    William S.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    First Time Ordered from Pinetree

    This was the first year I ordered from Pinetree Garden Seeds, and I most certainly will do so again. Everything I have purchased is doing well. It was easy to find what I wanted on the website, and with the COVID-19 pandemic considered, my orders were filled as promptly as I would expect under the circumstances. In relation specifically to the Red Easy Wave petunias, they germinated well and look terrific in our hanging pots. All of the petunias I ordered do

    NL
    04/24/2020
    Norma L.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Seed order

    Seeds are awesome!

    JS
    02/16/2018
    jill s.
    United States
    petunias

    I haven't used them yet because it is to early to start our seeds in northern ,wi but i can tell you i am very excited about trying to grow them.