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Phantom Petunia

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 COMMENT 372957 helpful negative off topic

2013-02-10 04:33 PM

Could that possibly be a relative to the pansy? Petunia's love heat. Pansy's love the cold weather.

 

 COMMENT 373031P helpful negative off topic

2013-02-11 12:22 AM

Tis a petunia. Burpee and other sites say it only blooms for about 10 weeks. Mine (set of three plants) have been going great guns for over five months. Maybe it's the worm castings and compost?

 

 COMMENT 373088 helpful negative off topic

2013-02-11 08:34 AM

I've never seen one like it! Thanks for sharing this beautiful picture of your petunia!

 

 COMMENT 373093P helpful negative off topic

2013-02-11 08:38 AM

Actually some of the old Species (non-hybrid) Petunias are quite hardy. They are also small-flowered, leggy and less than brilliantly colored, but somewhat cold tolerant.

This particular Petunia has been around a while but it exhibits some of the characteristics of the original species. The color combo has never fired my rockets. I prefer Salpiglossis ('stained-glass flower') with petunia-like blooms on upright branching stems and glorious veination in the brightly colored blossoms. They really do look like leaded glass windows when backlit.

 

 FLICKA helpful negative off topic

2013-02-11 09:29 AM

How groovy to have such a hardy, yet delicate, posey. Thanks for the picture, never saw one like it before. Love petunias!

 

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