Grandiflora Petunia (Petunia Sophistica® Antique Shades) in the Petunias Database

Trade name information:
Series: Sophistica®
Trade Name: Antique Shades
Cultivar name: 'PAS766485'
Common names:
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Data specific to Petunias (Edit)
Propagation type: Seeds
Petunia flower size: Grandiflora XL 3.5" to 4.5"
Petunia growth habit: Upright
Deadheading recommended: No
Bloom form: Single
Daylight Neutral: No

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 10-15 inches
Plant Spread: 10-12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Other: Star Shape Bloom
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Dusty Rose with Yellow Throat
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Needs specific temperature: Germinates best at 70-75 deg F
Days to germinate: 7-14 days
Depth to plant seed: surface sow
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: EU PAF; US7,642,436

Sophistica Antique - grown in container 10\" dia x 6\" deep

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Posted by woofie (NE WA - Zone 5a) on Sep 17, 2011 2:33 PM

Although this is a hybrid, I have collected and sown first generation seeds that grew true to the mother plant.

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