Petunia Seeds - Balcony Mix Colors
- Seed Count: 800 Seeds
- Maturity Date: 70-80 Days from Planting
- Plant Type: Annual, Trailing Growth
- Flower Colors: Rose, Lavender, Purple
- Light Requirements: Full Sun
- Seed Depth: Surface Sow
- Plant Spacing: 6-8 inches
- Frost Tolerance: Yes, after establishment
- Scientific Name: Petunia hybrida pendula
The Balcony Mix Colors Petunia is a cherished variety that dates back to the early 20th century. It gained popularity for its vibrant colors and delightful fragrance. Over time, it almost vanished from cultivation due to the rise of newer petunia varieties. However, it remains a treasured choice for gardeners who appreciate its historical significance and unique qualities.
This variety of petunia is celebrated for its trailing growth habit, making it ideal for window boxes, hanging baskets, and container gardens. The edible flowers add a whimsical touch to salads and culinary presentations, while their fragrant blossoms enhance outdoor living spaces with their sweet aroma.
Growing Habits & Planting Instructions:
Petunia Balcony Mix Colors thrives in full sun and requires surface sowing, as the seeds need light to germinate. They sprout best in temperatures between 75-80°F. Space the plants 6-8 inches apart to allow for their trailing growth. Once established, they can tolerate mild frost. Regular watering and light fertilizing encourage vibrant blooms throughout the growing season.
Adding the Petunia Balcony Mix Colors to your garden or balcony can create a cascade of color and fragrance, reminiscent of traditional European-style gardens. Their ease of care and stunning visual appeal make them a favorite among both novice and experienced gardeners.