Surfinia® Summer Double™

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One exciting new series you’ll want to try is the Surfinia® Summer Double™ Petunias. While most petunias don’t fare well in weather, Summer Doubles™ offer extraordinary heat and rain toleranace. They also flower earlier than other doubles and start blooming in small pots. They have a tight, mounding shape with many branches and are uniform across the colors – Pink, Rose and White.

Surfinia® Summer Double™ Habit

Compact, mounding
Height: 12″ – 16″
Spread: 40″ – 48″

Outstanding Characteristics

Unusual heat and rain tolerance among existing double petunia
Flower a lot earlier than other double petunia, start blooming even in small pots
Mounding shape with many branches
Uniformity among the series
Good for any size from 4″ – 12″
Stable flower, even in the Summer with 90˚F
 

Application

Patio containers, hanging baskets, window boxes and landscapes


Production

Use Pots, Mixed container,Window boxes
Growth Characteristics Medium-mounding
Flowering Characteristics Early flowering
Plant Shape Medium-mounding
Cultivation Timetable -
Support System Don’t need
Potting Soil (Media) well drained peat/perlite mix
Climate Day: 65 – 75°F
Night: 55 – 60°F
Light full sun
Watering Maintain moderately moist soil
Feeding Constant feed 200 ppm with a complete water-soluble fertilizer
Pinching If needed
Diseases Botrytis on foliage soil pathogens
Pests Whiteflies, aphids, Leafminers, Thrips, Worms
Transport No specialties
Plant Growth Regulator Spray 2,500 – 5,000 ppm B-Nine, or drench 1-3 ppm Bonzi. Apply as needed