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Trailing petunia 'Black velvet'


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'Black velvet' is a Trailing petunia variety in the Petunia genus with a scientific name of Petunia. Black velvet is a patented hybrid variety. This variety is an Flower that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Black velvet normally grows with a spreading habit with a max height of 7.02 inches (that's 18.0 cm metric).

Argentina is believed to be where Black velvet originates from.

Black velvet Trailing petunia is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Black velvet have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Black velvet

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Black velvet is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Black velvet are Zone 5 and Zone 9. Ideally plant in potting mix and loamy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 5.5 and 7.0 as Black velvet likes to be in weakly acidic soil to neutral soil.

Growing Black velvet from seed

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Black velvet about 77 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Black velvet

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Black velvet is a half hardy plant.

Harvesting Black velvet

Other Names for Trailing petunia 'Black velvet'


Latest Trailing petunia 'Black velvet' Reviews

  • This petunia is more profuse in its blooming habit than any other petunia I have ever grown. It just won’t stop! Beautiful flower color with no striping at all. Is holding up nicely in my hot, dry, sunny patio garden.

    5 stars

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