If you want to fill a flower bed or large planter with an eye-catching pop of color, Wave petunias are the plant to get. Wave petunia plants have a spreading growth habit, with the ability to fill flower beds with their blooms that sprout all along their stems.
Latin name : Petunia X hybrida
Type of Plant : Flower
Sun Exposure : Full Sun
Soil Type : Sand, Loamy
Wave Petunias are annuals, meaning they complete their life cycle in one year, lasting only during the growing season. All Petunias like full-sun locations with a spot that receives at least 6 hours of direct sunlight and periodic watering. Sun and a quick fertilizer treatment every few weeks is key in ensuring vibrant colors.
Wave Petunias are a spectacularly different type of the common petunia. It has a trailing shape that makes Wave petunias a great choice for containers, baskets, window boxes, as well as a great seasonal ground cover. If planting in flowerbeds ensure that each plant is spread 12-14 inches apart.
Caring for Wave petunias is a simple task and won’t take much time at all. These plants want to grow and thrive, and seem to increase on a daily basis. Plant them in full sun in moist, well-drained soil. Keep the soil moist, but never soggy. Feed them with an all-purpose fertilizer when you first plant them, and every two weeks after that until the middle of summer.