Week 38 – September 20, 2019

Plant Information

ColorRush™ Merlot Star Petunia

New variety!
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Petunia x hybrida

Hardiness Zone: 9a - 9b

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a week

Spacing: 24" (61cm)

Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Width: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Exceptional garden performance from Spring through Summer. Works great in the ground and in containers.

Grower Information:

  • Notable for big vigor and big garden performance.
  • Our most vigorous line is ideal for 12-in. (30-cm) and larger containers and baskets, as well as landscapes.
  • Mounds of color hold up in the heat and rain.
  • Includes a range of bright, eye-catching colors and novelties. 
  • These varieties have nicely matched habits, making production planning easier.
  • A 2019 University of Georgia Plants of Distinction award winner.

Vigorous like Pink. High light and warm temperatures will produce more of the star pattern.

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(Flowering Only License)

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