Wave Petunia Seed Collection
Petunia hybrida. Your pots will be swimming in waves! Still the best seed-raised, trailing petunias on the market! Waves require no pinching or pruning to have season long bloom, although some pinching will produce bushier baskets. Plants get only 4-6" tall but spread 3-4 feet. Approximately 10 seeds/pkg.
Start inside 8 weeks before last frost. Sprinkle the tiny seed onto soil surface and gently press them in; do not cover. Provide light and constant warmth (21-24 degrees C). Use a bottom heat source for best results. Transplant after last frost into a full sun location. Wave petunias need full sun (at least 6 hours daily) exposure and well-drained, fertile soil. Provide plenty of water and regular fertilizer for peak performance. Space plants 12 to 18 inches apart in beds, or place 1 to 3 plants in each 10 inches container. With the Tidal Wave petunias, 12-inch spacing forces the plants to grow 2 feet tall, while wider spacing allows the plants to grow shorter and spread.
Feed plants every 2 weeks with a complete plant food, such as 10-20-10 or an organic alternative, to maintain constant flowering. Pinch back errant, long stems to encourage bushier growth.