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PlantFiles: Petunia
Petunia 'Kentucky Old Fashioned'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Petunia (peh-TEWN-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Kentucky Old Fashioned

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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:
Pink
Rose/Mauve
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Dark Blue
Blue-Violet
Violet/Lavender
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:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Purple_Pansies On Jul 13, 2005, Purple_Pansies from Lincroft, NJ (Zone 7a) wrote:

Kentucky old fashioned is an old fashioned petunia in a mix of colors mostly ranging in the purples i.e. lavender, purple, purple-magenta, and also white and some pinks. It is a vining type petunia with smaller flowers than modern hybrids but better rain/disease resistance and better scent.

Regional...

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

Braselton, Georgia



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