How to Save Wave Petunias

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The Wave petunia is a hybrid petunia introduced in 1995 and designed to spread over the ground and have a longer and more prolific bloom period than the old garden varieties. The flowers are larger and the colors are more vibrant. They are used as bedding plants, but are also popular for use in hanging…


What Is a Million Bells Flower?

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Million bells (Calibrachoa) is a small, dense plant that sprawls or grows in a mound, depending on the variety. It produces small yellow, pink or purple flowers. The plant is often used in window boxes, patio planters and hanging baskets, or in mass plantings. Location Million bells grows best in locations with full sun, but…


What Is a Million Bells Flower?

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Million bells (Calibrachoa) is a small, dense plant that sprawls or grows in a mound, depending on the variety. It produces small yellow, pink or purple flowers. The plant is often used in window boxes, patio planters and hanging baskets, or in mass plantings. Location Million bells grows best in locations with full sun, but…


How to Plant Nasturtium

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Nasturtiums are edible flowers that also make a good companion plant for radishes, cabbages, broccoli and mustard plants. They help deter pests such as squash bugs, cucumber beetles and aphids. Nasturtiums are both healthy and attractive plants to grow in the garden; they are grown from large seeds, which makes planting simple. Difficulty: Moderately Easy…


How to Fertilize Geraniums to Bloom More

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Geraniums are versatile blooming plants that will grow in flowerbeds, hanging baskets, patio containers or window boxes. With a minimal level of care and plenty of bright sunshine, geraniums will continue to provide colorful blooms from late spring until the first freeze in autumn. Start your geraniums off on the right foot with a good…


How to Plant Petunias in Containers

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Ideal for in-ground gardens, petunias put on a spectacular show in containers such as window boxes, hanging baskets and larger containers. Petunias require full sun to grow and bloom well, and that means at least six hours of sunlight per day. Petal size and color are available in a wide variety. From grandiflora to multiflora…


How to Grow & Care for Petunias

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Petunias are a brightly-colored annual that does well in both gardens and containers, including pots, window boxes and hanging baskets. They fill the air with their heavy scent and produce large trumpet-shaped blooms. Petunias are fairly easy to grow and care for. Start your petunias from seed indoors and transplant the seedlings outside when it…


How to Propagate Double Petunias

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Double petunias are generous flowers that have twice the number of blossoms as a single petunia, which cover the entire plant head. The flower forms resemble carnations. The first double petunia came out of Japan in 1934. Today these hybrid plants come in pink, blue, lavender, purple, red, lilac, white and bi-colors; they have been…


How to Grow Double Petunias

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Petunias are colorful annual flowers that bloom from late spring through fall. Grow them in your garden, planter, or hanging baskets for a variety of options. Double petunias are one petunia variety; they come in a variety of single-colored or variegated hues and provide double petals on their blossoms. Growing double petunia plants requires the…


How to Plant Double Wave Petunias From Seed

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Double wave petunias are spreading plants that look great in hanging baskets and large planters, where they will tumble and trail over the edges. They are also used as annual ground covers, spreading to cover an area as large as 4 feet. Petunias are challenging to start from seeds, which are very tiny with approximately…


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