Remember Harry Potter’s aunt Petunia? Well, the name came from this flower
Petunia is a flowering plant that produce multiple varieties of flowers. Rather than a beautiful garden plant, the name Petunia might be more familiar to people as the name of the famous character in the Harry Potter series ‘Petunia Dursley’ who is the protagonist’s maternal aunt.
Petunia flowers blooms in different colours. The plant is likely to dry up fast if not properly taken care of. Petunia can be propagated by sowing seeds or planting stem cuttings.
Things to remember while planting Petunia:
Select healthy plants for propagation.
Ensure there are no worms inside the plant.
Apply only organic fertilizers.
Do not apply too much quantity of fertilizers.
Petunia flourishes under sunlight.
Irrigate the plants only moderately.
Water them every morning.
Take good care of the plant to make them bloom well.
More flowers bloom from November to March.
Plant bought from nursery can be replanted to flowerpot.
Add some cow dung or goat manure and sand before replanting.
After planting, water the plant and give some pseudomonas solution.