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Petunia hybrida           (pe-TUNE-ee-ah HI-brid-ah)

Annual Sun                  Height 12 -24 inches  Spread 18 -24 inches  Spacing 9 -12 inches


HABIT:  Tender summer-flowering annual. Available in many colors.

CULTURE:        Plant before last frost in well-prepared beds with good drainage. Needs high fertilization for best blooms.

USES:              Summer flowers, pots, hanging baskets.

PROBLEMS:     Cutworms, caterpillars, and summer heat.

NOTES:            There are more heat tolerant varieties and cultivars available. Native to South America.


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