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Petunia, Multiflora Petunia
Petunia 'Phantom'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Petunia (peh-TEWN-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Phantom
Additional cultivar information:(PP22440; aka Balpephan)
Hybridized by Ren
Registered or introduced: 2010

Category:

Annuals

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Dark Purple/Black

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Lakewood, California

Sebastopol, California

Odessa, Florida

Bloomington, Illinois

Des Plaines, Illinois

Barbourville, Kentucky

Clarksville, Tennessee

Richmond, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
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RatingContent
Positive

On May 29, 2012, Katnapper from (Becky) Bloomington, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

I planted this in a container last year between two other planters of the lime green sweet potato vine, and it was spectacular! The yellow accent in the petunia picked up and complemented the yellowish green leaves of the sweet potato vine in a very pleasing way. Lovely!

Positive

On Apr 19, 2012, birdman1972 from Lakewood, CA wrote:

my professor Jorge Ochoa showed us this plant for our plant ID class.Love the colors,now have some planted at my home.Looks good with white foliage near it.

Positive

On Mar 2, 2011, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

I like this one better than Black Velvet, a solic "black" because the yellow stripes allow you to be more creative and colorful with companion plantings. No comment as of this writing about its hardiness.