Plant Care Petunia


Also known as

Midnight Gold Petunia, Midnight Gold Petunia, Petunia 'Black Velvet', Pink Sky Petunia, trailing petunia, Easy Wave Spreading Petunia and Petunia 'hot lips'


Petunia hybrida

How to care for Petunia


How often to water your Petunia

Water needs for Petunia
0.5 cups
every 9

Petunia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Petunia

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Midnight Gold Petunia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Petunia: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Petunia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Petunia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Petunia in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Petunia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Petunia: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Petunia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Petunia



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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