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Supertunia® Mini Strawberry Pink Vein Petunia

Petunia 'Supertunia Mini Strawberry Pink Vein'

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Supertunia® Mini Strawberry Pink Vein Petunia (Petunia 'Supertunia Mini Strawberry Pink Vein') at Shelmerdine Garden Center

Supertunia® Mini Strawberry Pink Vein Petunia flowers

Supertunia® Mini Strawberry Pink Vein Petunia flowers

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Height:  8 inches

Spacing:  20 inches

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  (annual)

Group/Class:  Supertunia Series

Brand:  Proven Winners

Ornamental Features

Supertunia® Mini Strawberry Pink Vein Petunia is clothed in stunning cherry red trumpet-shaped flowers with hot pink veins at the ends of the stems from mid spring to mid fall. Its pointy leaves remain green in colour throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Supertunia® Mini Strawberry Pink Vein Petunia is a dense herbaceous annual with a trailing habit of growth, eventually spilling over the edges of hanging baskets and containers. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep. Trim off the flower heads after they fade and die to encourage more blooms late into the season. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Supertunia® Mini Strawberry Pink Vein Petunia is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Border Edging
  • General Garden Use
  • Container Planting
  • Hanging Baskets

Planting & Growing

Supertunia® Mini Strawberry Pink Vein Petunia will grow to be about 8 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 20 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. This fast-growing annual will normally live for one full growing season, needing replacement the following year.

This plant should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by cuttings; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

Supertunia® Mini Strawberry Pink Vein Petunia is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor containers and hanging baskets. Because of its trailing habit of growth, it is ideally suited for use as a 'spiller' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination; plant it near the edges where it can spill gracefully over the pot. Note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Edging  Garden  Container  Basket 
Applications
Flowers  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features

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Sunday 12pm-5pm

Shelmerdine Garden Centre Ltd.

7800 Roblin Boulevard
Headingley, MB R4H 1B6

Phone: 204.895.7203
Fax: 204.895.4372
Email: info@shelmerdine.com