What goes well with petunias in hanging baskets?

What goes well with petunias in hanging baskets?

Plants that grow well with Wave petunias in a hanging basket

  • Trailing Verbena. Trailing verbena can compliment Wave petunias very well.
  • Calibrachoa (Million Bells) Million Bells are another vigorous grower shouldn’t get overtaken by Wave petunias.
  • Geraniums. Looking for some height?
  • Sweet Potato Vines.

What are the different colors of petunias?

Petunias are decorative garden plants that produce flowers in colors of white, yellow, pink, purple, red and blue.

What colors do Trailing petunias come in?

Between the two types of plants, Supertunias have variety and unique flower color patterns. Wave petunia varieties are generally common colors (red, white, blue, salmon, etc.), while Supertunias may come in a color like “raspberry blush” that has splashes of purple and red in the same bloom.

How many petunias do you put in a hanging basket?

Plant spacing

Plant Flower pouch Eezee Hanging Basket
Geranium (trailing Pelargoniums) 10 10
Lobelia 10 12
Pansy and Viola 10 12
Petunia (trailing) 8 8

Are there purple petunias?

Popular Petunias That are Purple These flowers come in a wide range of colors, however. Here are some popular purple petunia varieties: “Sugar Daddy” – Bright purple flowers with a deep purple center that spreads out through the petals in veins.

Are there blue petunias?

Blue Petunia Flowers: Gardening With Petunias That Are Blue. Petunias are available in all colors and, with just a little deadheading, most varieties will continue to bloom from spring to fall. Each year new varieties of petunias are introduced, boasting improved colors and textures for the garden or containers.

Do petunias like sun or shade?

Petunias need at least 5 or 6 hours of good sunlight; they’ll perform even better when located in full sun all day. The more shade they receive, the fewer flowers they’ll produce.

What does a purple petunia mean?

What Does a Purple Petunia Mean? Purple petunias symbolize fantasy, charm, and mystery. This flower has mysterious, whimsical connotations, and it can also be used to represent grace and eloquence, too.

Is a petunia an annual or perennial?

Are petunias perennials or annuals? Although they are actually classified as tender perennials, they won’t tolerate frost so they are commonly grown as annuals in most climates.

How to grow wave petunias in a hanging basket?

Scissors or hand clippers

  • Watering can
  • All-purpose liquid flower fertilizer
  • Bucket (optional)
  • Insecticidal soap (optional)
  • How to correctly water a hanging basket?

    Water hanging baskets slowly or use an irrigation system The same RHS research found that water applied 5cm (2in) below the soil surface, through subsurface irrigation with drippers placed through the holes on the side of the containers, increased plant quality even though the upper soil was dust-dry.

    How to cut back hanging baskets?

    You go to the garden center. You buy a beautiful hanging basket that was full, lush, and drop dead gorgeous. A month or two goes by and your basket starts to look a little drab. You wonder to yourself: “how come they can do it but I can’t?”. Well, truth is, we just cut back our baskets when they start getting a little overgrown.

    How to grow Petunia baskets?

    Planting tray

  • Potting soil
  • Spray bottle
  • Plastic film
  • Fluorescent light fixture
  • Biodegradable peat pots
  • Watering can
  • Soil mix for hanging baskets
  • Loam-based potting soil
  • Slow-release fertilizer beads