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PlantFiles: Petunia
Petunia 'Sophistica Antique Shades'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Petunia (peh-TEWN-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Sophistica Antique Shades
Additional cultivar information: (Sophistica™ series)

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12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Pale Yellow

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


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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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:

Beautiful unusual Petunias! Blossoms are large, up to 4" across with fluted petals and leaves. Seed Germination is about 50%. Needs bright light and warmth to sprout. Less tolerant of dry soils than other Petunias.


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

Harlem, Georgia
Barbourville, Kentucky
Honesdale, Pennsylvania

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