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  • root
  • Root, Stem and Crown Rots - Root , stem and crown rots commonly affect petunias planted in areas of poor drainage or that are chronically over watered. (gardeningknowhow.com)
  • Species
  • The common garden petunias, planted also in window boxes, are all considered hybrids of white-flowered and violet-flowered species from Argentina. (encyclopedia.com)
  • S proteins, pistil-specific ribonucleases that cosegregate with S alleles, have previously been shown to control rejection of self-pollen in Petunia inflata and Nicotiana alata, two solanaceous species that display gametophytic self-incompatibility. (mendeley.com)
  • plant
  • Calibracoa plants are about 1/4 the size of a standard petunia plant, so they are a good choice if you like petunias but have limited space. (ehow.com)
  • The petunia plant is not poisonous to cats or dogs, making them a safe choice for households with multiple pets. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Cat owners who plant petunias need not worry about their feline grazing on the plant, at least from a health-related standpoint --- obviously the chewing can ruin the appearance of a lovely garden. (ehow.co.uk)
  • We predict that this super-easy, beautiful plant will be the spreading Petunia of choice for gardeners looking for something a little distinctive in the garden. (parkseed.com)
  • Some of the best petunias I've seen were treated with early, low-rate drenches of paclobutrazol (Bonzi, Paczol or Piccolo), but other plant growth regulators also can be used with effective results. (gpnmag.com)
  • Care for a drooping petunia by watering the plant regularly, keeping the soil cool, fertilizing the plant, pruning the flowers and watching for pest infestations. (reference.com)
  • When your petunia plant starts to droop, check the moisture level of the soil. (reference.com)
  • Deadhead petunias by cutting off dead flowers, trimming the flower to the stem, spacing out the deadheading and pruning the plant in mid-summer. (reference.com)
  • flower
  • Another flower with similarities to the petunia is the Katie Ruellia. (ehow.com)
  • They are often found within the flower bud of the petunia, which is where they like to feed. (ehow.co.uk)
  • If you find no evidence of slugs or caterpillars and your plants simply are not producing flower buds at all, then I'd suspect a cultural or environmental problem - not enough sunshine or extremely hot weather can both keep petunias from producing flower buds. (garden.org)
  • Petunias are the perfect flower for gardeners concerned about planting cat-friendly gardens. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Transgenic Petunia plants with a chsA coding sequence under the control of a 35S promoter sometimes lose endogene and transgene chalcone synthase activity and purple flower pigment through posttranscriptional chsA RNA degradation. (nih.gov)
  • Equivalent chsA RNA fragments remain in the white flower tissue of a nontransgenic Petunia variety. (nih.gov)
  • Color
  • Balance baby and backpack in the style laden petunia pickle bottom® Glazed Color Block Pathway Pack! (zappos.com)