Plant Information

Tidal Wave® Silver Spreading Petunia

Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Petunia X hybrida

Common Name: Petunia

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Spreading, Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a week

Spacing: 12 - 24" (30 - 61cm)

Height: 16 - 22" (41 - 56cm)

Width: 30 - 60" (76 - 152cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Mountains of color in big gardens and containers! The biggest petunia series in the Ride The Wave family, Tidal Wave grows and grows and grows into an awesome, flower-filled hedge! These award-winning plants serve as excellent “screens” for unsightly air conditioners or to adorn wooden fences. They also work well in large planters. Space them 24 in. (60 cm) apart and watch them spread into an unbelievable groundcover!

Grower Information:

Flower size: 2 to 2.5 in./5 to 5.5 cm
Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: Spring 11 to 13 weeks, Summer 9 to 11 weeks
Supplied as pelleted seed. 

  • Extend your season with this strong finisher. 
  • Tidal Wave fills big spaces and climbs along and over walls and fences. 
  • Excellent landscape performer with terrific recovery from rain. The plants resist lodging, so they won’t fall open and expose a bare centre like other petunias can. 
  • Well-suited for use as hedges, vines or floriferous groundcovers. 
  • Recommended in Wave branded packaging: 8-in./20-cm pots.


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