Lovely magenta flowers with dark throats ramble, en mass, across short, spreading plants repeatedly until hard frost. Great for borders, displays and containers of all sizes. All-time summer favorite that needs little care.
This original petunia, the parent of modern petunias, has been overlooked for years as hybridized varieties abound. The original is hard to beat for color, habit and sheer charm.
It is believed that the petunia originated in South America and the vast majority planted today are the result of crosses of twelve South American natives. Its name is derived from “Petun”, the Brazilian name for tobacco, to which it is closely related.
Self-sows, but you will get earlier flowers by starting the seeds indoors.