Laura Bush Blend Petunia Seeds

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Calling all Southern gardeners! This old-fashioned petunia is "Texas tough," bred for heat tolerance and disease resistance, making it a low-maintenance beauty. Named after former First Lady of Texas, Laura Bush, this variety maintains classic petunia fragrance. Spreading plant with a mix of magenta, purple, pink, and white blooms that attracts pollinators. Sow Laura Bush in containers for a lush patio garden— even in the high heat of summer! May self-sow providing blooms the following year.

$1.89 50 mg

Botanical Name: Petunia x violacea

Family: Solanaceae

Native: South America

Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual; may self-sow. Perennial in USDA zones 10 and warmer.

Plant Dimensions: 18"–24" tall

Variety Information: Magenta, pink, white, and purple flowers 1½"–2" wide

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Spring to frost

Attributes: Good for Containers, Heat Tolerant, Disease Resistant

When to Sow Outside: Not recommended.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 10 to 12 weeks before your average last frost. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 68°–85°F. Transplant outdoors after average last frost.

Days to Emerge: 15–30 days

Seed Depth: Press into surface

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"

Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 12"

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