Petunia, Multiflora Petunia
Petunia 'Dolce Limoncello'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Petunia (peh-TEWN-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Dolce Limoncello
Additional cultivar information:(aka Dolcissima Limoncello)

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:

Pale Yellow

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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:

San Leandro, California

Hampton, Illinois

Rockford, Illinois

Barbourville, Kentucky

Meshoppen, Pennsylvania

Lafayette, Tennessee

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 27, 2009, PinetopPlanter from Auburn Four Corners, PA (Zone 5a) wrote:

If I could grow only one kind of petunia, the dolcissima series would be the one I'd choose, and I've grown many different types, both by seed and store-bought plants.

This is the third year I've grown this series of petunia, always from seed, and from a mixture of the 3 varieties purchased from Jung Seed and Nursery Co. The germination is terrific (I had them in a flat with other varieites and they were by far the fastest and most vigorous variety). They form stocky plants for me, and the colors are really beautiful. Mom thinks they are the most beautiful petunias. This particular yellow is extremely floriferous and is a very nice shade of yellow. It looked beautiful next to some pale blue petunias I grew from another series (Aladdin Nautical series). I like growing the mix... read more

Negative

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

I had only one of ten seeds come up. The plant has been slow growing for me. There are other petunias with similar coloration that may be easier to start from seed. I had better luck starting and growing the other Dolce varieties.