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Petunia Trailing Deep Red in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Petunia 'Sunsurf Akatora' (Surfinia Series) syn. Petunia 'Trailing Deep Red'

 

Petunia 'Trailing Deep Red'

'Surfinia' petunias are trailing petunias that can cascade over 1 metre if well-fed. They can be spoilt by heavy rain. Pick off faded flowers if they become unsightly. 'Deep Red' has a vigorous cascading habit, and bears red flowers over a long period. Ideal for hanging baskets.

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plant Features
  • Petunia Trailing Deep Red likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Petunia Trailing Deep Red likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Petunia Trailing Deep Red is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Petunia Trailing Deep Red likes moist and fertile

    Moist and fertile

 
plant information

Common name

Petunia 'Trailing Deep Red'

Latin name

Petunia 'Sunsurf Akatora' (Surfinia Series) syn. Petunia 'Trailing Deep Red'

type

Annual

family

Solanaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Petunia Trailing Deep Red likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Petunia Trailing Deep Red is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Petunia Trailing Deep Red likes moist and fertile

    Moist and fertile

  • Water

    Petunia Trailing Deep Red likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Petunia Trailing Deep Red is 0.30meters x 0.90meters 0.30 M 0.90 M

Petunia 'Sunsurf Akatora' (Surfinia Series) syn. Petunia 'Trailing Deep Red'

'Surfinia' petunias are trailing petunias that can cascade over 1 metre if well-fed. They can be spoilt by heavy rain. Pick off faded flowers if they become unsightly. 'Deep Red' has a vigorous cascading habit, and bears red flowers over a long period. Ideal for hanging baskets.


Planting Petunias

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

If you are growing Petunias from seed it is best to start them inside before planting them outside in the spring. Make sure you leave enough room between plants.

 

Flowering in Summer

From Early Summer TO Late Summer

The petunia will bloom in the summer, producing plenty of flowers over this period.

 

Propagation by seed

From Late Winter TO Early Spring

Sow seed under glass in potting compost in early spring.

 
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