- Light Requirement is Full Sun
- Height 3-6 Inches
- Width 10-12 Inches
- Use as a spiller when using in containers
- Birds, butterflies & hummingbirds are attracted to this plant!
- Growing Zones 9 - 11
Surfinia Deep Red Petunia has beautiful deep red flowers. It blooms from late spring/early summer to hard frost for long-lasting color. Surfinia Deep Red Petunia grows quickly, so if the plant isn’t blooming when you plant it, blooms will start soon.
Surfinia Deep Red Petunia is heat tolerant and makes a good groundcover, container plant, and looks nice spilling from hanging baskets. Birds, butterflies, and hummingbirds will buzz around Surfinia Deep Red Petunia. When grown as a spiller in a container, the plant can trail 24-36 inches down the front.
Surfinia® Deep Red Petunia Care
Surfinia Deep Red Petunia does not need to be deadheaded as it self-cleans. It needs regular fertilization every other week to keep it at its best. Use a water-soluble fertilizer for containers and hanging baskets, with slow release being the fertilizer of choice for landscape plants. Surfinia Deep Red Petunia must be in full sun to grow and blossom.
A tender perennial native to South America, Surfinia Deep Red Petunia is grown as an annual in the United States. The plant will die at hard frost. It doesn’t overwinter in the house very well, so is usually allowed to die with new plants coming in the spring.
Surfinia® Deep Red Petunia Spacing
Surfinia Deep Red Petunia is low to the ground (3-6 inches) and has a moderate spread of 10-12 inches. It trails, as mentioned above, for 24-36 inches. When planting in the landscape and in containers, allow for a spacing of 10-12 inches.
Surfinia® Deep Red Petunia Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 9-11
|Flower Color(s): Red
|Bloom Period: Planting To Hard Frost
|Foliage Color(s) Green
|Light Exposure: Full Sun
|Height Class: Short
|Height: 3-6 Inches
|Spread: 10-12 Inches
|Spacing: 10-12 Inches
|Drought Tolerant: No
|Attracts: Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
|Container Role: Spiller
|Use Types: Container, Hanging Baskets, Landscape
|Features: Low Maintenance, Deadheading Not Necessary, Pollinator Attractor
|Scientific Name: Petunia hybrid 'Deep Red'
|Common Name: Surfinia® Deep Red Petunia
|Other Name(s): Drummond'S Phlox
|Plant Type: Annual
|Brand: Proven Selections
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
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
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
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.