Petunia – Surfinia® Amethyst

Garden Height
6 - 10
Spacing
8 - 12
Spread
8 - 12
Habit
Trailing
Container Role
Spiller
Flower Size
Short
Flower Colors
Purple
Light Code
Y
Light Level
Sun
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Features:

  • Dead-Heading Not Necessary
  • Heat Tolerant

Attracts: Hummingbirds

Maintenance Notes:

Self-cleaning no deadheading necessary, this is not necessarily true of all Petunias.

Uses Notes:

Great in combinations, hanging baskets, beds and borders

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Average

Bloom Time: Planting to Hard Frost

Hardiness Zones: 11b

Flower Form: Landscape

pH: A - pH 5.5 - 5.8

EC (2:1 Extraction Method): 1

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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