Crazytunia Frisky Red, also known as Single Grandiflora Petunia, is a Petunia hybrid developed by Westhoff for unique color combinations. This plant offers a mounded habit of 6-12" tall and 12-18" wide with red-edged yellow flowers from April through September. Crazytunia Frisky Red flourishes in heat and full sun, attracting pollinators and repelling many pests. It is an excellent companion plant for perennial beds and vegetable gardens and an attractive addition to patio containers, window boxes, and hanging baskets. This plant flourishes with regular water in full or partial sunlight, improving any landscape or garden. Create a stunning color combination by growing Frisky Red alongside Firecracker and Frisky Orange.
Crazytunia Frisky Red Selling Tips
Sell Crazytunia Frisky Red to customers looking for a low-maintenance annual flower to bring color to the landscape. This plant offers many benefits, including attracting bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds and repelling asparagus beetles, leafhoppers, tomato worms, and other common vegetable garden pests. This attractive and low-maintenance flower is typically grown annually, improving the environment in vegetable gardens or bringing cheer, whimsy, and color to window boxes or hanging baskets. Create an enticing flower garden by growing Petunia alongside Aster, Daisy, Lobelia, Snapdragon, and Lantana.
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1. Space plants 14-18" apart in well-drained soil in full or partial sun.
2. Deadhead blooms regularly for continuous blooming. Cut back plants in late summer to encourage a late bloom as temperatures cool.
3. Plant Crazytunia Frisky Red in the vegetable garden to repel pests that would otherwise harm your vegetable plants.
General Growing Tips For Your Rooted Cutting Liner
For best results with Crazytunia Frisky Red, plant one rooted plug per 4-inch container or three per 10-inch basket. Use well-drained soil with a pH of 5.4-5.8, EC of 1.2-1.5 mS/cm, temperatures of 58-75 daytime and 52-62 nighttime, and medium feed (250-300 ppm N). This plant is most successfully grown in cool temperatures with high light and moderately dry soil. Pinch once 10-14 days after transplanting if needed. Provide daylight extension to at least 12.5 hours at 5,000-8,000 fc. Crazytunia responds to B-Nine if needed. You may see thrips, aphids, fungus gnats, and shore flies. Root rot and botrytis can occur, especially in partial shade or on cool, humid days.
Red-edged yellow flowers bloom from spring to fall.
Pinch once 10-14 days after transplanting if needed.
Space containers for adequate airflow and sunlight penetration around the base and foliage of each plant. We recommend spacing 4-inch pots 8" apart and 10-inch baskets 24" apart.
Cool temperatures, moderately dry soil, and high light intensity are the best way to control growth. This variety will respond to B-Nine at 1,500-2,500 ppm if needed.
You may see thrips, aphids, fungus gnats, and shore flies.
Petunias aren't prone to disease, but Botrytis can develop in short days, low light, or high humidity. Prevent fungal infection and root rot by practicing good sanitation in your greenhouse, watering at the base of each plant and allowing the soil to dry between waterings, and providing good airflow in your greenhouse. Space containers for adequate airflow and sunlight penetration around the base of each plant.
Planting Crazytunia Frisky Red Liners
We recommend planting one rooted liner per 4-inch container or three per 10-inch container. Use a well-drained soil and completely bury the ellepot in the center or evenly spaced in the container.
Rooted Cuttings Cuttings vary in size between different plant families. These rooted starter plants will arrive ready to be transplanted in to your final container. If they are to be used in a landscape application, you will need to establish them in a 4 inch pot or an 1801 before planting outside.
Petunia Crazytunia Frisky Red Quick Reference Guide
|4 Inch crop time||6-7 Weeks|
|10 Inch crop time||8-10 Weeks|
|Bloom Period||Fall, Spring, Summer|