PlantsPetunias→Multiflora Spreading/Trailing Petunia (Petunia Evening Scentsation™)

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Evening Scentsation™
Cultivar name: 'Evening Scentsation'
Common names:
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Data specific to Petunias (Edit)
Petunia flower size: Multiflora M 2" to 3"
Petunia growth habit: Trailing/Spreading
Deadheading recommended: No
Bloom form: Single
Name of Hybridizer: Takii & Co., Ltd.

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 5 - 8 inches
Plant Spread: 30 - 36 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Other: Scent is stronger in the evening and smells like hyacinths, sweet honey and roses
Flower Color: Blue
Other: Indigo blue
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: To frost.
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
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 3 gallon or larger
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: AAS (All-America Selection®): 2017 Regional Winner (Heartland, Great Lakes, West/Northwest)

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Location: Penn State College of Agricultural Science - Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Manheim, PADate: 2021-08-04
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Photo courtesy of Select Seeds.
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Location: Potomac MDDate: 2018-07-07
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Location: Washington Park Botanical Garden, Springfield, Il.Date: 2019-07-24
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Comments:
Posted by arctangent (Ann Arbor, Michigan - Zone 6a) on Jan 14, 2021 5:58 AM

Some sources indicate this cultivar is a Petunia x atkinsiana
For example, https://parkseed.com/evening-s...
and
https://www.weseeds.com/evenin...

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