Supertunia Vista Fuchsia (Petunia 'Supertunia Vista Fuchsia')
peh-TOON-yah 'Supertunia Vista FEWK-see-ah

Deciduous Perennial in the Solanaceae Family
 
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Size Notes Price Availability
4.25 in. Round Greenhouse $4.89 Likely available
2/16 - 2/22

 

About Petunias

Would spring even happen without a gorgeous hanging basket of petunias on every front porch? 

 

These planter favorites are easy to care for and give much more than they take.

 

Pro tip: petunias only bloom at the end of their stems, so the easiest way to keep them looking fabulous is to pinch dead blooms off with your fingers and periodically cut the longest stems halfway back to the soil, which will prompt the plant to create a new branching stem with fresh flowers at the cut.

 

Superpro tip: only cut a few stems back each week starting in mid-summer, so the plant stays looking full and lush (rather than like it recently got a really bad haircut) while you promote extra blooms well into fall!? 

 

Petunias love the sun but can tolerate partial shade. They grow best in well-drained soil (planting with a handful or two of peat moss can help with this) but should be kept moist when potted, so plan on watering these beauties every few days or daily during hot weather if you have them in a planter.

 

Petunias are HUNGRY and should be fertilized often to promote the most blooms!

Pros

  • Tons of colors and varieties available
  • Bloom from spring until the first frost
  • Showy and colorful in planters or the garden
  • Adapt easily to most soil conditions
  • Prefer full sun, but can tolerate partial shade (6 or more hours of sun a day)

Cons

  • Dead blooms need to be pinched off to keep the plant looking its best
  • Require selective pruning to retain lushness
  • Need daily watering during hot weather
  • Prone to root and stem rot if planted in poorly-draining soil
  • Need to be fed (fertilized) often / solution: every other week with fertilizer dissolved in water or once a month with a slow release granular fertilizer in the soil
 

Plant Data

Mature Size 9 - 12 inches tall. 12 - 36 inches wide.
Sun Exposure Part Shade - Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance Medium
Zones 10a - 11b
Tags Annual in Chicago, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Blooms for 4 Weeks or More, Good for Beginners, Reblooming, Showy Flowers, Spillers, Tender Perennials
Bloom Period May to frost
Flower Color
 

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