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Supertunia® Trailing Rose Veined Petunia hybrid

Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
Mature Size
8" 36"
Height
4 - 8"
Spread
24 - 36"
  • Details

    Features

    I'm FIT for a QUEEN.

    Supertunia Trailing petunias are very strongly trailing, with very little height.  They will function as spillers in containers, but are also good as front-of-the-bed plants for landscapes.  If your goal for hanging baskets or window boxes is to have the plants be as long as possible, Supertunia Trailing is the best choice.  They have small flowers.

    Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer
    Long Blooming
    Heat Tolerant
    Deadheading Not Necessary
    Drought Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    4 - 8 Inches
    Trails Up To: 
    36 Inches
    Spacing: 
    12 - 18 Inches
    Spread: 
    24 - 36 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Pink
    Flower Shade: 
    Pale mulberry with deep mulberry veins
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Mounding Trailing
    Container Role: 
    Spiller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Planting To Hard Frost
    Hardiness Zones: 
    10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Edging Plant
    Uses: 
    Groundcover
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses Notes: 

    Use in hanging baskets, window boxes, landscaping and combinations planters.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    These are heat tolerant plants, that aren't particularly fussy and need little routine maintenance. They will perform best if an application of controlled release fertilizer is included at the time of planting. This applies to both landscape and container plantings. Supertunias are heavy feeders, but a single dose is usually sufficient for landscape beds in most climates. If you have a very long season, a second application of controlled release plant food should be considered for landscape plantings. In general, containers need to be fed more than landscape plants. Supertunias in containers will need to be fed more regularly to be their absolute best. A second application of a controlled release fertilizer can be applied about every two months to container plants, which will help. However, for the very best performance I find regularly applying water soluble fertilizer starting about two months after the containers are planted gives the best results.  These extra applications of plant food really makes a difference in performance through the summer.

    If your plant begins to look open or a bit tired, an allover trim can be beneficial.  Use a sharp pair of scissors or pruning shears to trim back up to 1/3 of the volume of the plant. I pair any trim with a dose of water soluble fertilizer to provide instant energy to help kickstart new growth, branching and flowering. Your plant will take a week to recover from the trim, but the end result is a fuller plant with more blooms going forward. You may repeat the trim as needed through the season.

    Supertunia® Trailing Rose Veined Petunia hybrid 'USTUN53402' USPP 27,390, Can 5,280
  • 8 Reviews

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    • I love the growth habit of this plant! The leaf structure is a little more dainty than the other Supertunia’s. Yet it still stands up to the best of them. Absolutely perfect in larger hanging baskets!

      CHRISTINA BAKLUND
      , Minnesota
      , United States
      , 27 weeks ago
    • I’m a regular PW customer, and have lots of experience with Supertunias. Unfortunately this one in particular does not bloom like the other Supertunias. Usually my plants are covered in blooms, but this variety has 1-2 blooms on it at any given time, if you’re lucky. Very odd, coming from PW.

      Sarah Robertson
      , Ontario
      , Canada
      , 1 year ago
    • I’m a regular PW customer, and have lots of experience with Supertunias. Unfortunately this one in particular does not bloom like the other Supertunias. Usually my plants are covered in blooms, but this variety has 1-2 blooms on it at any given time, if you’re lucky. Very odd, coming from PW.

      Sarah Robertson
      , Ontario
      , Canada
      , 1 year ago
    • I was sent this Supertunia Trailing (Mini) Rose Veined as a free gift for my first order here and I have been absolutely delighted with it's performance. This plant is by far the best, most prolific bloomer I've ever grown with pretty foliage all summer long. It's hardy in my hot and humid Florida climate but seems to thrive even as fall approaches with 50 degree temperatures at night. I will buy this particular Supertunia every year if I can. I've had to resort to buying online because I can't find Supertunias locally.

      Kris Hodges
      , Florida
      , United States
      , 2 years ago
    • This is a tough plant and it blooms beautifully!

      Janna
      , Tennessee
      , United States
      , 2 years ago
    • This plant is beyond amazing! They are packed full of blooms and have grown 2+ feet in trailing length. I planted these both in the landscape as well as containers and both have exceeded my expectations. Can't wait to buy these again next year!

      Kelly
      , 4 years ago
    • I was able to get both hanging planters and 4" pots several years ago from my local retailers and loved this petunia for its showiness and ability to stand up to heat in my 7 window boxes. Trailed beautifully without getting leggy! The past 4 years have not been able to find it at any of the 5 Proven Winners retailers in my location and am disappointed with the choices I've had to resort to. Looked gorgeous mixed with the magenta supertunia . I tried raspberry blast one year, then strawberry blast another year, both having the tendency to return to their mother plant single color plant (ie solid color vs striped) during the year. This year I'm trying two hanging planters of Picasso in Pink and 7 window boxes a combination of 21 Picasso and 14 Sweet Caroline sweet potato vine. Problem was when I got home from the garden store, they had planted the hanging plants with the "pink" Picasso, while the 4" pots of the other Picasso were a deeper magenta color (can't remember color). Realized too late after everything was planted and I looked at all plant tags that they were different colors...my mistake I guess, but I wouldn't have thought to check either...now I will. Great plants anyways tho'. Never going back to scraggly petunias!

      Lois Cariola
      , New York
      , United States
      , 6 years ago
    • I was able to get both hanging planters and 4" pots several years ago from my local retailers and loved this petunia for its showiness and ability to stand up to heat in my 7 window boxes. Trailed beautifully without getting leggy! The past 4 years gave not been able to find it at any of the 5 Proven Winners retailers in my location and am disappointed with the choices I've had to resort to. Looked gorgeous mixed with the magenta supertunia . I tried raspberry blast one year, then strawberry blast another year, both having the tendency to return to their mother plant single color plant (ie solid color vs striped) during the year. This year I'm trying two hanging planters of Picasso in Pink and 7 window boxes a combination of 21 Picasso and 14 Sweet Caroline sweet potato vine. Problem was when I got home from the garden store, they gad planted the ganging plants with the "pink" Picasso, while the 4" pots of the other Picasso were a deeper magenta color (can't remember color). Realized too Karen after everything was planted and I looked at all plant tags that they were different colors...my mistake I guess, but I would have thought to check either...now I will. Great plants skyways tho'. Never going back to scraggly petunias!

      Lois Cariola
      , New York
      , United States
      , 6 years ago
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