• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigourous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Petunia Cascadias Yellow Eye = 'Dancasye' (Cascadias Series)

Petunia 'Dancasye'

Petunia 'Dancasye'

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  • Other common names Petunia 'Dancasye'

  • Genus Petunia can be annuals or perennials, with simple leaves and large, solitary, trumpet-shaped flowers in the upper leaf axils from late spring to autumn

  • Family Solanaceae / Solanaceae

  • Species Cascadias Yellow Eye is a free-flowering, shortly trailing annual to 40cm tall, with fragrant white flowers 6cm wide, with greenish-yellow mid-vein to each lobe

Characteristics

  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Trailing

  • Fragrance Flower

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered

Soil

  • Chalk

    Sand

  • Chalk

    Chalk

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • MoistureWell-drained

  • SoilSand, Chalk, Loam

  • pHAlkaline, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    1 year

How to grow

Cultivation Grow in loam-based potting compost under glass in full light. Water freely when in growth and apply a high potassium fertiliser every two weeks. Outdoors grow in light, well-drained soil in full sun with shelter from wind. Deadheading will prolong flowering

Propagation Propagate by seed sown at 13-18�C (55-64�F) in autumn or mid-spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Garden Edging City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants

How to care

Pruning Deadhead as needed

Pests Aphids and slugs may be troublesome

Diseases Generally resistant to mildew. May be troubled by fungal foot rot and a virus, including alfalfa mosaic virus, tomato spotted wilt, tobacco mosaic virus and potato viruses

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