Petunia

Species and cultivars you need to learn for class:

Petunia

Common name: Petunia

Other cultivars and species: Most commercial plants are hybrids of P. axillaris and P. integrifolia. These are sometimes given the name P. x hybrida or P. x atkinsiana

Family: Solanaceae

Zone: Annual

Identifying characteristics: Sticky hairy mostly alternate leaves, tubular, trumpet shaped flowers in a wide variety of colors.

Culture and use notes: Annual and mixed beds and containers. Some cultivars are upright and some spreading. Many new cultivars are vegetatively propagated.

USDA Plant profile


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