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Petunia

P. × hybrida

Description:

Petunia is a widely cultivated genus of flowering plants of South American origin, closely related with tobacco, cape gooseberries, tomatoes, deadly nightshades, potatoes and chili peppers; in the family Solanaceae. Petunias are one of the most popular bedding flowers. They have wide trumpet shaped flowers and branching foliage that is hairy and somewhat sticky. They are prolific bloomers, although some forms require deadheading to keep them going. Most varieties will bloom throughout the summer, except in extreme heat. You can now find petunias in just about every color but black and blue and with growing habits that mound in borders or trail down containers.

Habitat:

Full Sun / Partial Shade

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keithp2012
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keithp2012

West Babylon, New York, USA

Spotted on Jun 1, 2011
Submitted on Jun 1, 2011

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