Plant Care Petunia 'hot lips'

Petunia 'hot lips'

Taxonomy

Petunia x atkinsiana 'Hot Lips'
Petunia
Solanaceae
Solanales

How to care for Petunia 'hot lips'

Water

How often to water your Petunia 'hot lips'

Water needs for Petunia 'hot lips'
0.5 cups
every 9

Petunia 'hot lips' 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 'hot lips'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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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 Petunia 'hot lips' in your home

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

Petunia 'hot lips' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Petunia 'hot lips' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Petunia 'hot lips'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Petunia 'hot lips': 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 'hot lips' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Petunia 'hot lips'

Petunia 'hot lips'

Petunia 'hot lips'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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