Perennial Petunia Amore 'King of Spades'

Colour in spades.

 
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Available in the following states:
ACT, NSW, NT, SA, TAS and VIC

There are five spades on each flower and a heart of gold. Perennial Petunias are quick to grow and establish and will be covered in flowers for many months.

Perennial Petunias have the advantage of lasting a few years in the garden, where their annual counterparts were quite short lived. They have excellent cold tolerance, and are renowned for being tough and producing weather resistant blooms. They make great fillers as your summer plants begin to fade as they continue to frost.

Perennial Petunias add bright pops of colour to gardens, pots or hanging baskets and have a nice, dense, mounding form with gently trailing stems. The flowers can bloom from spring to autumn, even longer in warmer climates.

Plant your Perennial Petunia into moderately fertile to humus rich, well drained soil. Add a diluted liquid fertiliser fortnightly, or a slow release pelletised version every couple of months to keep them blooming at their best. A light prune after the first flush will help prolong flowering. In pots and hanging baskets it is a good idea to use a good quality potting mix. In areas of hard frost they may have to be treated as annuals, they survive outdoors here in the hills with a bit of winter damage but shoot back quickly as the weather warms.

Code

PTAKS

Botantical name

Petunia x hybrida

Height

20-30cm

Width

20-40cm

Flowers

Spring to Autumn

Climate

Cool to Sub-Tropical

Availability

Unavailable in QLD, WA

Frost hardiness

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Pots

Water needs

2