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PlantFiles: Petunia, Supertunia Petunia
Petunia 'Supertunia Raspberry Blast'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Petunia (peh-TEWN-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Supertunia Raspberry Blast
Additional cultivar information: (PP16588, SupertuniaŽ Series, aka Temari)
Hybridized by Goto; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2006

3 vendors have this plant for sale.


under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun


Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly


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:

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral LadyAshleyR On Nov 19, 2011, LadyAshleyR from Oakland, MD wrote:

Very beautiful and popular plant at the greenhouse.
Cascades gorgeously!
The only bad thing I have to say is that they can get stringy if they aren't properly trimmed, and given their own space to grow.
Never had any problems growing them.

Positive Gardeningnurse On Jun 21, 2011, Gardeningnurse from North Manchester, IN (Zone 5b) wrote:

I feel the RaspberryBlast Petunia is a wonderful plant. I have used it for several years in boxes and it has out performed any similiar plant. It thrives in the sun, stands up to drought, and this year is doing very well in the wettest spring/summer we've had in years. What I really like is its amazingly strong stem. It does not break and produces many new shoots that flower profusely. Besides all this, it is beautiful!

Negative Icebrg On Jun 20, 2011, Icebrg from Peoria, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

These petunias are very sensitive to over watering. After a week of significant rain my hanging baskets of Supertunias (both of them) quickly died while my other petunias (Wave and Opera) did not. For this reason alone I cannot recommend the Supertunia series.


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

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Calistoga, California
San Leandro, California
North Manchester, Indiana
Hebron, Kentucky
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Royalton, Minnesota
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Spring, Texas

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