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Trailing petunia 'Cascading'     


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Cascading is part of the Petunia genus and is a Trailing petunia variety. Its scientific name is Petunia 'Cascading'. Cascading is a hybrid variety. This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Anti-flash white and   Flamingo pink and   Vivid Purple. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   Fern green colour.

Cascading petunias produces blossoms on the long, pendulous stems that can overflow hanging baskets or drip from balcony containers. Both grandi-flora and ground cover types of petunias produce cascading blossoms. The grandi-flora flowers are large, sometimes over 4 inches across and come in single blossoms or ruffly doubles. Ground cover petunias tend to be smaller.1

Cascading grows as an Annual and is a Flower. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Cascading normally grows with a spreading habit with a max height of 1.24 feet (that's 38.0 cm metric).

Argentina is believed to be where Cascading originates from.

Typically, Cascading Trailing petunia is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.

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

How to grow Cascading

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Cascading is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. USDA Hardiness Zone 5 to 9 are typically the USDA Hardiness Zones that are appropriate for this plant (although this can vary based on your microclimate). Cascading requires a potting mix and loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 - 7.0 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil to neutral soil.

Growing Cascading from seed

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

Transplanting Cascading

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

Harvesting Cascading

Other Names for Trailing petunia 'Cascading'