Visit our new video hub.
Visit our new video hub.

Petunia – Surfinia® Red

Garden Height
6 - 10
Spacing
8 - 12
Spread
8 - 12
Habit
Trailing
Container Role
Spiller
Flower Size
Short
Flower Colors
Red
Light Level
Sun
Proven Selections

Attracts: Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Award Winner

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Heat Tolerant

Maintenance Notes

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

Uses Notes

Use in hanging baskets, window boxes and landscaping

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.