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Plug Plant Count: 3
We are offering three Petunia Sophistica Lime Green Flower - plug plants ready for potting on and growing on in frost free greenhouse or on sunny windowsill ready for planting out as soon as last frosts have passed
The best of the soft green petunias in our trial last summer. Its buds are beautiful and it fades nicely too.
Ruffled blooms in a unique colourway – a lovely, very hard to find, vibrant lime green, in a solid shade (rather than the graduated or veined colours usually associated with Petunias) make this a very contemporary variety.
- GENUS Petunia
- VARIETY 'Sophistica Lime Green' F1
- TYPE Half-Hardy Annual
- BORDER POSITION Container
- SOIL TYPE Fertile, Neutral
- SCENT Unscented
- SITE Full Sun
- MOISTURE Moist But Well-Drained
- HEIGHT 40cm (16in),
- Trailing L. 20cm (8in)
- SPACING 30cm (12in)
CARE TIPS Deadhead to prolong the flowering period. These will work well in a container pot in a sunny position. Water well in the first two weeks, to prevent the plant from drying out. Apply liquid fertiliser fortnightly to improve performance.
FLOWERING July - October
HARVESTING Flower production 4 months
When plug plants arrive transplant into individual 7.5cm (3") pots of compost and grow on at a minimum temperature of 15C (59F).
When plants are well grown, transplant into baskets and containers. If the plant is suited for growing outdoors when all risk of frost has passed gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7 - 10 days before positioning baskets outdoors in a sheltered position in full sun once all frost risk has passed.
Suitable for the vegetable garden, allotments and containers.
Be prepared to water well and supplement feed with high-potash feed during season. Regular feeding is recommended.