Week 22 – May 30, 2020

Plant Information

Shock Wave® Purple Tie Dye Spreading Petunia

New variety!
Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Petunia x hybrida

Common Name: Spreading Petunia

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

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

Plant Habit: Mounded, Spreading

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a week

Spacing: 10 - 15" (25 - 38cm)

Height: 7 - 10" (18 - 25cm)

Width: 20 - 30" (51 - 76cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Shock Wave produces a mounded, spreading plant that is similar in shape and just as easy to manage as Easy Wave. These excellent outdoor performers offer strong fill and season-long color that the Wave family varieties are known for. Petite-flowered plants perform equally well in small spaces, hanging baskets, containers and mixed combos.

Grower Information:

The best for baskets
You’ve never seen petunia hanging baskets like these – each Shock Wave plant is blanketed with masses of colour from the amazing number of petite, high-impact flowers. Start your Wave® sales early with the early-to-flower spreading petunia series that bounces back from overhead watering and Spring showers.

Plug crop time: 4 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: Spring 5 to 6 weeks, Summer 4 to 5 weeks

  • Blooms in a 4 to 6-day window. 
  • Rebounds faster from overhead watering and rain than other petunias – stays fresher-looking at retail and outdoors. 
  • Performs equally well in small spaces, baskets, containers and mixed combos. 
  • Mounded, spreading plants are similar in shape and just as easy to manage as Easy Wave® petunia. 
  • Recommended in Wave branded packaging: 4-in./10-cm pots, premium quarts, 306 premium packs with handle, hanging baskets.

Variable purple-blue and white bicolour pattern is appealing to consumers. Pattern changes based on temperature, light levels and PGRs used; daminozide use will result in more white showing on the blooms. 10.5-hour daylength required.

'PAS982897'
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