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PlantFiles: Petunia, Multiflora Petunia
Petunia 'Merlin Blue Morn'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Petunia (peh-TEWN-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Merlin Blue Morn
Additional cultivar information: (Merlin series)

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6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade


Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall


Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
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

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive GreeneLady On May 28, 2012, GreeneLady from Oak Island, NC (Zone 8a) wrote:

Out of all the petunias that are called "Blue" petunias, this is the closest to a true blue. They are the blue-est looking when they first open, by the next day they they fade down to a dusty denim blue-purple.

The seeds from this Petunia seem to have the lowest germination rate out of any other petunias I've grown. Most other petunias have about a 70% germination rate, these are only about 20%.

I am currently trying to root cuttings from Blue Morn, once they start growing again I will come back and fill you in on the viability rate of the cuttings.


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

San Jose, California
Atlanta, Georgia
Harlem, Georgia
Barbourville, Kentucky
Meshoppen, Pennsylvania
Mifflintown, Pennsylvania

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