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Week 39 – September 26, 2021

Plant Information

ColorRush™ Watermelon Red Petunia

  • ColorRush™ Watermelon Red Petunia - Bloom
  • ColorRush™ Watermelon Red Petunia - Container
  • ColorRush™ Watermelon Red Petunia - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Petunia x hybrida

Common Name: Petunia

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late 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.

The most compact genetic in the series. Cold night temperatures in trial locations like California and West Chicago make the genetic more compact. Watermelon Red is just as vigorous as Blue when grown under warm night and day conditions at trial locations in Texas, Florida and North Carolina.


Protection Information: PP31,783

(Flowering Only License)

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