Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Petunia x hybrida, 'Sonata', Petunia

Common Name: Petunia

Family: Solanaceae

Genus: Petunia

Species: x hybrida

Cultivar or Variety: 'Sonata'

Characteristics: Beautiul double white blooms that hold up good through rains. In Zone 8 Petunias produce better uality plants if in part shade instead of full sun.

Life Cycle
Annual

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 3
Zone 4
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Zone 8

Endangered Species
No

Heirloom
No

When to Sow Seed
Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer

Germination Temperature
70-80 F

Seed Sowing Depth
Lay on top of soil

Seed Needs Light to Germinate
Yes

Days to Germination
7-10 days

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
10 - 12 inches

Plant Form
Upright
Branching
Spreading

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color
White

Nutritional Needs
Moist

Fertile
Yes

Reproduces By
Seed
Stem Fragments

Potential Hazzards or Invasiveness
Non-Invasive

Additional Uses
Containers
Borders
Hanging Baskets
Planters

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"Petunia 'Sonata' open bloom"
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"Petunia ' Sonata' bud opening"
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