Petunia, Supertunia Petunia
Petunia 'Supertunia Bordeaux'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Petunia (peh-TEWN-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Supertunia Bordeaux
Additional cultivar information:(PP16144, SupertuniaŽ series, aka Lanbor)
Hybridized by Lander
Registered or introduced: 2004

Category:

Annuals

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Purple

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

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:

Seward, Alaska

Gibsonia, Pennsylvania

Clarksville, Tennessee

Lakewood, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Sep 3, 2009, slyperso1 from Richland, MI (Zone 5b) wrote:

Aggressive bloomer, the one on my pic is 2 feet across 7" high, and growing. Color appears different in sun and shade. Highly recommended

Neutral

On Mar 21, 2009, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Note from the hybridizer, Ken Lander. Posted here on his behalf to pass along the valuable information he sent to PlantFiles:

"Supertunia Bordeaux is a patented petunia (LANBOR, PP16144) Propogated only by Proven Winners. It is a bicolor... pink edged ...deep purple centered petunia that flowers from center, is powdery mildew tolerant and self cleaning!"