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The petunia is one of the most common and beautiful flowering plants that is grown all across the globe. They are generally pollinated by insects, and require a bit of care to grow properly. If you want to add a splash of color to your garden and make it look welcoming and cozy, you should definitely consider growing petunias in your garden. However, you should know that the plant requires careful attention on your part.…

Petunias are beautiful, vibrant flowers. When you have a dependable petunia, it can last from spring all the way through the fall and will provide you with a lush color in your garden beds and along any borders of your property. Petunias are grown typically as annuals, but they can grow as short-lived perennials. This depends on the hardiness levels of the area where you live, so be aware of that if you plan to…

The stunning color of petunias can be the crowning glory of your flower garden. It’s a shame they can’t be permanent. How long can you expect to enjoy these classic summer plants? When you’re wondering how long do petunias last, you might be considering two different things. How long do the plants themselves actually live for, or perhaps you want to know how long the flowers last once your petunias bloom? To tackle the first…

Petunias are one of those flowers that make non-gardeners want to learn to grow from seed. They’re the flowers lining lawn edgings, putting beautiful bouts of color in gardens around neighborhoods. Some are grown in containers perched by the front door steps, and trailing types of petunias are in hanging baskets giving a stunning decorative display. And the fragrance! That’s an added bonus. Petunias are annual full sun plants and when they flower, well, that’s…

Petunias are well-known for their big colorful blossoms, almost as much as they are famous for being an easy to grow plant. But no plant is completely impervious to problems and you might find yourself with wilting petunias some day. Knowing what the cause is and how to treat it can help you save your plants. It might not be quite what you think. What Does Wilting Really Mean? We often use wilted leaves as…

Petunias make for gorgeous colorful hanging baskets and decorative lawn borders, lush with varied flower heads that last all summer long. Or they should. The thing the garden centers don’t advertise is that most varieties of petunias are fairly high maintenance. The only type of low maintenance petunias is Milliflora Petunias, which require no deadheading – removal of spent flowers. Names of this variety include the tradename Supertunia, Picabella and Petunia Fantasy. Spreading (Wave) Petunias…

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