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Petunia 'Wave Blue'

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

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Category:
Annuals
Groundcovers

Height:
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:
Medium Blue

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Herbaceous

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
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive meadowgarden On Jul 31, 2005, meadowgarden from Rockford, IL (Zone 4b) wrote:

I like the color. This variety is slower growing than the other Waves in northern IL. It does well in partial shade. In fact, it seems to prefer partial sun to full. My best performing one gets sun from about 11 to 4.

Neutral debi_z On Sep 10, 2004, debi_z from Springfield, MA (Zone 6a) wrote:

seed collecting is easy on these wave petunia's. the seed head will turn brown and crack open. pinch off at base with thumb, careful not to turn upside down, dry thoroughly in container, to remove all excess moisture. package being careful there are no small holes for these teeny-tiny seeds to escape from. :-)
i enjoy not having to deadhead with these trailing petunias, but i don't like how they leave a big void in the center as they mature and lengthen. i now use another annual for the center and place the petunias around them. i pinch off the spent leaves to create a fuller plant and also i cut it back if it's looking bare or scragly.

Regional...

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

Santa Clara, California
Thomasville, Georgia
Decatur, Illinois
Springfield, Massachusetts
Tyrone, Pennsylvania
Abilene, Texas
Cypress, Texas



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