- Light Requirement is Part Sun to Sun
- Height 6-12 Inches
- Width 18-24 Inches
- Use as a spiller when using in containers
- Grow in combination containers, window boxes, hanging baskets & in the garden!
Purple is the color of royalty! Show off the glitz and glamour of Supertunia® Royal Velvet® Petunia. It has a fabulous mounding trailing feature that reaches 12 inches in height and it has a reach of 18 to 24 inches. Its full green foliage is shrouded in a cloche of dark violet blooms that last all Spring and Summer long. Incorporate Supertunia® Royal Velvet® Petunia into your perfect garden sanctuary and create a magnificent purple tapestry of blooms just like royalty.
Like all Supertunias, these particular petunia hybrids have the advantage of tolerating heat and drought and no extra work of deadheading is needed. Supertunia® Royal Velvet® Petunia hybrid also does an excellent job at attracting hummingbirds and butterflies. Incorporate this flower as a spiller in combination containers, window boxes, and hanging baskets. Keep your garden bed radiating with a velvety purple carpet of blooms, especially when planting in masses.
Supertunia® Royal Velvet® Petunia Care
Care for this petunia is easy and is relatively low maintenance. It requires part sunlight to full sun and it needs a moist and well-draining soil environment. Additional supplemental watering may be needed later in the season, but once established it is drought tolerant. Supertunia are heavy feeders. Ensure that a slow-release fertilizer is added to its initial planting in the landscape and in containers. Container plants tend to demand more water and nutrition, so consider applying regular applications of water-soluble fertilizer for those container plants. Trimming ⅓ of its growth at any time can help to keep this plant vigorous and compact.
Hardy to zones 10-11, Supertunia® Royal Velvet® Petunia hybrid an annual in zones 9 and below. Typically this plant does not overwinter indoors very well. Supertunias lasts outside from planting in the spring till frost in the Fall.
Supertunia® Royal Velvet® Petunia Spacing
When designing combination pots, plant it in at least a 14-inch pot and position this plant closer to the edge to encourage a trailing effect. Space petunias at a minimum of 12 inches in a container and space up to 24 inches in the landscape.
Supertunia® Royal Velvet® Petunia Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 10-11|
|Flower Color(s): Purple|
|Flower Description: Deep Blue Purple|
|Bloom Period: Planting To Hard Frost|
|Foliage Color(s) Green|
|Light Exposure: Part Sun to Sun|
|Height Class: Short|
|Height: 6-12 Inches|
|Spread: 18-24 Inches|
|Spacing: 12-24 Inches|
|Habit: Mounding, Trailing|
|Drought Tolerant: Yes|
|Attracts: Butterflies, Hummingbirds|
|Container Role: Spiller|
|Use Types: Container, Edging Plant, Groundcover, Hanging Baskets, Landscape, Mass Planting|
|Features: Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer, Large Flowers, Low Maintenance, Deadheading Not Necessary, Pollinator Attractor|
|Scientific Name: Petunia hybrid 'BBTUN10102' USPPAF, Can PBRAF|
|Common Name: Supertunia® Royal Velvet® Petunia|
|Plant Type: Annual|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.