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Garden Tips To Plant And Water Petunia Flowers At Home

The popular flower of the same name derived its epithet from the French, which took the word petun, meaning "tobacco," from a Tupi–Guarani language. An annual, most of the varieties seen in gardens are hybrids.

Petunias need full sun to really do well. Once planted keep them on the dryer side with little water till they establish and then cut the watering right back and give them almost drought conditions. Petunias are one of the most water wise colourful bedding plants that you can grow. Space grandifloras and multifloras about 12 inches apart in full sunlight, or several inches closer together when planted in a shadier location.

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