• 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 × atkinsiana 'Storm Salmon'

Petunia 'Storm Salmon'

Petunia 'Storm Salmon'

© � RHS 1999

  • Other common names Petunia 'Storm Salmon'

  • Synonyms Petuniahybrida 'Storm Salmon'

  • 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 'Storm Salmon' is a bushy annual with single, deep salmon-pink flowers to 6.5cm across, with a white throat

Characteristics

  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Bushy

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Aspect South-facing or East-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered

Soil

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • Chalk

    Sand

  • MoistureWell-drained

  • SoilLoam, Sand

  • pHNeutral, Acid, Alkaline

Size

  • Ultimate height

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    1-2 years

How to grow

Cultivation Grow in light, well-drained soil in full sun, with shelter from drying winds. Plant out after frosts have passed

Propagation Propagate by seed sown at 13-18�C in early spring

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

How to care

Pruning Deadhead regularly

Pests Aphids and slugs may be a problem

Diseases May be subject to fungal foot rot and a virus

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