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Hanging Petunias

Postby packrat79 » May 15, 2008 1:18 pm

I made a previous post regarding ideas for hanging baskets, but didn't get much help, so this time I'll be a bit more specific. I'm buying some 10" hanging pots, and I'm planning to fill them primarily with Wave series Petunias. My question is quite simple; how many Wave Petunia plants should there be to each 10" pot? Is just one plant per pot enough? Is there room for anything else?
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Postby Lindamct » May 15, 2008 4:48 pm

Packrat, I did those last year in my 10 inch baskets. All it took was one, and it filled beautifully and trailed nicely. I think it was someone on here, who told me 1 was enough, and it certainly was :)
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Postby packrat79 » May 15, 2008 6:34 pm

That will certainly make my stock of plants go further, since I have about 15 each blue and purple. I thought I might put on of each in some pots, just for visual effect. And what about Merlin Blue Petunias? I've heard they make good hanging baskets too.
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Postby butterfly » May 15, 2008 8:29 pm

One was enough for me too

They spread out and fill out so nicely
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Postby Hushypuppy » May 16, 2008 8:07 am

After failing miserably for 3 years straight with wave petunias, I did it again this year...I know SUCKER...but they are so nice. The problem for me is that they get sticky by August. But I think I finally know what the problem is...I put way too many in my containers. So yes I think one plant is enough per basket.
PS I think they need lots of water so make sure you can easily reach you baskets..
Best of luck

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Postby Sheikea » May 16, 2008 10:25 am

you could put one of each colour in it and still have lots of room for them couldas they grow intertwine them and give a beautiful display of colour.Sorry I did not see your psot before.I do my own baskets all the time. :D
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