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Description of Petunia flowers

August 25, 2012 – 08:13 am
Description of Petunia flowers

COMMON NAME: petunia GENUS: Petunia SPECIES, HYBRIDS, CULTIVARS: P. grandiflora-large flowers. P. multiflora-prolific bloomer. FAMILY: Solanaceae BLOOMS: summer TYPE: annual DESCRIPTION: Petunia flowers come in quite an array of candy-store colors including red, pink, dark blue, light blue, purple, and yellow. The flowers are single or double and can be as wide as 7 inches across. The leaves are light green and somewhat sticky. Many varieties are …

Petunias Flowers Images

November 2, 2012 – 10:17 am
Petunias Flowers Images

Petunias flowers pictures. Petunias are popular annual flowers in most American gardens. They are easy to grow and are very pleasing to the eye. They enjoy a long blooming season and add plenty of colour to your garden. There are many types of petunias available. . Give the plant the hot and sunny climate it wants, and you will be thanked with the appearance of a foliage that is of a lovely metallic blue colour, which will provide the ideal backdrop …

Petunia Flowers perennials

January 22, 2013 – 02:08 pm
Petunia Flowers perennials

Mystery plant I love alliteration! A friend sent me this picture (how do you like the disembodied hand?) that she took in Jackson, MS and wondered if I knew what it was. Thanks to the miracle of Google Images, I identified it as perennial Mexican petunia (Ruellia brittoniana.) Known by several common names (Desert Petunia, Mexican Bluebells, Mexican Petunia), this plant is hardy to Zone 7a, likes full sun to partial shade, and will grow from one to …

Petunia Flowers in South Africa

June 6, 2013 – 02:14 pm
Petunia Flowers in South Africa

Everywhere you go, all over the world, you see petunias. They are especially popular in areas with dry, sunny summers including many parts of the United States, Australia and South Africa and in northern Europe too they are amongst the most popular of summer flowers. Since the arrival of the prolific and vigorous trailing types raised from cuttings, in particular the Surfinia Series, petunias have achieved an even higher profile through their popularity …

Petunia flower garden pictures

September 7, 2013 – 05:50 am
Petunia flower garden pictures

Jodi delong at Bloomingwriter up in Nova Scotia made a list of plants she didn’t care for. Her blue poppy was at the top of that POST……or was it?. I was surprised. She links back to Stuart of the great gardening BLOTANICAL.com world. He wrote this POST on his 5 most hated plants. Do we all hate or dislike or even loathe certain plants?

Mexican Petunia Flowers

August 29, 2013 – 07:50 am
Mexican Petunia Flowers

Ruellia (roo-EE-lee-ah) Wild Petunia or Mexican Petunia ACANTHACEAE What a beautiful, long blooming perennial. From spring until the fall. Each flower sometimes only blooming for one day. The leaves are lance shaped, from four to six inches. In the wild species, of the Mexican petunia it will sprawl 3 - 4 feet and grows as high as 4 - 6 feet. The flowers are five lobed and tubular: purple with darker veins. It also comes in pink. They bloom and then …

Petunias flowers care deadheading

May 31, 2013 – 07:16 am
Petunias flowers care deadheading

The phrase Deadhead has a whole different meaning for those of us who are gardeners, rather than the general public out there. If you google either Dead Head or deadhead the search results will return information on fans of the Grateful Dead not the act of removing spent blooms from plants. It takes typing in ‘Gardening Deadhead’ to get results that will be helpful in learning more about keeping plants in bloom. I am often the person who answers questions …

Petunia flowers Latin name

March 11, 2013 – 09:08 am
Petunia flowers Latin name

Species name: Petunia x hybrida Supertunia Raspberry Blast Common name: petunia Location: Ontario Surprisingly enough, I learned today that this plant is native to South America! All of my South American readers will probably be wondering why this is surprising, and to be honest I have no idea. I just always figured it was from Asia and never really gave the plant much thought. aceae or the tomato family (which it is), and that most of the members …

Red Petunia Flowers

October 27, 2012 – 05:24 am
Red Petunia Flowers

Genus Petunia Species x hybrida Variety Shock Wave™ Red Item Form (P) Pkt of 10 seeds Bloom Season Mid Spring - Early Fall Seeds Per Pack 10 Plant Height 8 in - 10 in Plant Width 24 in - 3 ft Bloom Size 1.5 in - 2 in Additional Characteristics Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Easy Care Plants, Ever Blooming, Flower, Free Bloomer, Season Extenders Bloom Color Red Foliage Color Medium Green Light Requirements Full Sun Moisture Requirements Moist …

Lemon Petunia Flowers

August 16, 2012 – 06:58 am
Lemon Petunia Flowers

I alluded to how much I am in love with lemon zest petunias yesterday, so allow me to show you why I like them so much… Aren’t these just…tasty?! They spill over the sides of pots very nicely, and man-o-man are their yellow and white flowers show stoppers! I paid $5.98 for a petunia, and I’m not afraid to admit it! This is a view of the completed pot, although I feel like the shot doesn’t do the pot justice (I really should fire my photographer!) …

Petunias Flowers Turning brown

June 12, 2013 – 02:11 pm
Petunias Flowers Turning brown

Jul/08/2008 4:37 PM PST Hi, I filled two window boxes on my porch with red and white and dark royal purple and white petunias. They have the white ruffled edges. They have been doing great for over a month, and they have been flowering like crazy I have noticed now that at the base of the plants the edges of the leaves are turning brown one entire stalk of one plant turned brown, shriveled and died They are still flowering a lot, and look great from …