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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
petunia 'Storm Lavender'
Petunia × hybrida 'Storm Lavender'
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
'Storm Lavender' is a bushy annual to 30cm, with trumpet-shaped, single, lavender-purple flowers to 7cm diameter, the throat yellow
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
A sunny, sheltered site is essential for the best flowers, this variety has better weather-resistance than most but is still best in a container
Propagate by seed
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Can get aphids, slugs and snails
May be subject to grey moulds, foot rot and a virus
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petunia 'Storm Lavender'
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