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Petunia hybrida Surfinia

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Petunia hybrida Surfinia TBA
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Dense, Prostrate, Spreading

Petunia Surfinias perform well under the Australian sun, are pretty and tough and show excellent garden performance. Three varieties appear in this range : Surfinia Classic - is the original trailing petunia with six colours to choose from. Has remarkable resilience to adverse weather, such as heavy rain and low temperatures. Surfinia Patio - also has 6 colours available, but is earlier flowering and a more mounding habit. This is better suited to hanging baskets and balcony boxes. Surfinia Bouquet - is the newest release, the ultimate Surfinia for hanging baskets and front of garden displays and has an improved branching habit and many more flowers.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Erosion Control, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Solanceae SouthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Assorted
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High