Petunia, Supertunia Petunia
Petunia 'Supertunia Priscilla'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Petunia (peh-TEWN-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Supertunia Priscilla
Additional cultivar information:(PP19327, SupertuniaŽ series, aka Kerprilcomp)
Hybridized by Kerley
Registered or introduced: 2007

Category:

Annuals

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Purple

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Jose, California

Jacksonville, Florida

Dubuque, Iowa

Ravenna, Ohio

Westmoreland, Tennessee

Kalama, Washington

Parkersburg, West Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 24, 2010, kentstar from Ravenna, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

Absolutely beautiful double lavender colored petunia that flowers abundantly for me. I have it in a hanging basket with some lavender bacopa. It's fragrant too! Smells really nice!

Positive

On Nov 8, 2006, kevanrijn from Parkersburg, WV (Zone 6b) wrote:

I just can not believe this petunia. I planted at least 3 of them in late June--potted plants from a local nursery. The area where I planted them has heavy clay soil and a southern exposure. The petunia were in full sun all day. I watered them frequently and well but four weeks after planting them, I had to leave for the summer. I was gone from about the 18th of July to the 18th of October. The plants got absolutely no care while I was gone--and no water except for the rain that fell.

I really thought they would be long gone by the time I returned. But they were still blooming...and they are still blooming today, November 8th, even after several frosts and at least one hard freeze! Most everything else in my garden has gone dormant--but not these feisty petunias! By... read more