Petunia, Grandiflora Petunia
Petunia 'Prism Sunshine'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Petunia (peh-TEWN-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Prism Sunshine
Additional cultivar information:(Prismô series)

Category:

Annuals

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

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:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

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

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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:

San Jose, California

Independence, Louisiana

Portland, Oregon

Conway, South Carolina

Henderson, Tennessee

Houston, Texas

Marinette, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Aug 30, 2002, Weezingreens from Seward, AK (Zone 3b) wrote:

I began growing 'Prism Sunshine' petunias in the summer of 2001. The pale yellow blooms mix well with the more vivid colors, and it's draping quality makes it a great basket flower.