Petunia – Blanket® Purple

Garden Height
6 - 10
10 - 14
14 - 24
Container Role
Flower Size
Flower Colors
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
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Attracts: Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Maintenance Notes

Deadhead as needed to encourage continuous bloom.

Uses Notes

Mixed containers and landscapes

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container, Landscape

pH A - pH 5.5 - 5.8

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 1 - 2

Fertilization 200 - 300

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 4-6
6" and Gallon Pot : 5-7
7-9" Pot : 7-9
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 8-10

Pinching and Growth Regulators

For pots 6" and smaller pinch at transplanting only. For hanging baskets and pots larger than 6" soft pinch at planting and trim around pot just prior to hanging. 10-15 ppm Sumagic or 1-3 ppm Bonzi drench are effective at controlling growth. Apply as needed. Cold temperatures will also effectively control growth.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips

Do not bring vegetative petunias in too early as they finish quickly. Many common problems can be avoided if proper crop timing and environment are provided.

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