Petunia, Double Midnight Gold
Unique, first-of-its-kind novelty color! Petunias are perfect for hanging baskets, window boxes and containers! They flower best under long days of spring and summer. Strongest flowering is April to September.
Growing petunias is easy and they make lovely addition to any garden. Here are some tips on how to grow Petunia, double Midnight Gold in the garden:
Petunias are one of the most popular flowers because they are so easy to grow. They prefer full sun but will tolerate some shade. The soil should be well-drained and rich in organic matter. petunias can be started from seed or from bedding plants. If starting from seed, sow the seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date. Once the seedlings have two sets of true leaves, they can be transplanted outdoors. Pinch back the tips of the plants to encourage bushier growth. Water regularly, especially during dry periods. Fertilize every two weeks with a balanced fertilizer. Deadhead spent flowers regularly to encourage continued blooming. Spider mites can be a problem, so check the underside of leaves periodically and treat as necessary. With a little care, Petunia, double Midnight Gold will provide months of beautiful blooms.
|Height:||8 to 10″|
|Spacing:||20 to 26″|
|Seasons:||Spring, Summer, Autumn|
|Lights:||Sun, Part Sun|
|Usage:||Containers, Hanging Baskets, Garden|