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Petunia, Grandiflora Petunia
Petunia 'Ultra Crimson Star'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Petunia (peh-TEWN-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Ultra Crimson Star
Additional cultivar information:(Ultra Series)

Category:

Annuals

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

White/Near White

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; sow indoors before last frost

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:

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Auburn, Alabama

Foley, Alabama

Seward, Alaska

Des Plaines, Illinois

Coushatta, Louisiana

Florence, Mississippi

Alice, Texas

Kalama, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 19, 2003, Weezingreens from Seward, AK (Zone 3b) wrote:

This petunia was listed as Crimson Ultra Star in my seed catalog. The Ultra series petunias are grandifloras, and advertised to be early bloomers (10-12 weeks in the North). They are base branching, and the 4" flowers bloom uniformly from color to color.