Petunia, Grandiflora Petunia
Petunia 'Frost Blue'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Petunia (peh-TEWN-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Frost Blue
Additional cultivar information:(Frost™ series, aka Blue Frost)

Category:

Annuals

Groundcovers

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

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

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Purple

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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:

Copperas Cove, Texas

Killeen, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Feb 13, 2012, Sandwichkatexan from Copperas Cove, TX wrote:

Planted this in my front flowerbed once in 2007 , And it has reseeded every year always popping up in new places . I hope this year it takes over the flowerbed ! I do not Know if the plant is supposed to be sterile or not come true from seed but in my case it does , only a few solid white flowers every now and then .This year I see little petunias popping up around my sago palm and my agaves . They are to beautiful to be a weed so I just let them colonize wherever they please . Only Blue frost has reseeded for me none of the wave or limoncello do. I have to buy the limoncello every year , They look beautiful next to the blooms of the blue frost . The dark of the blue frost with the yellow of the limoncello really pop . I love how my pure white callas grow straight up through the petunias a... read more