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annual or perennial herbs or shrubs of tropical South America

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By combining summer blooms such as tagetes, helichrysum and petunias you will create a feeling of energy - a good choice for a party mood on the patio.
To order by post, please make cheques payable to Mirror Garden and send to: Mirror Petunia Duo Mixed (DM30686), 14 Hadfield Street, Old Trafford, Manchester, M16 9FG.
Now on the cusp of National Day, it seems like the rest of the marigolds and petunias are at DMG.
The fall in the supply of petunias largely due to the Saudi ban, on the other, has led to an increase in its price by 30 percent this season.
In a bout of patriotism I planted red, white and blue seed-raised petunias in my beds and several containers in honour of the Queen's Golden Jubilee and our hosting of the Olympic Games.
Popular petunias offer a huge colour range including red white and blue.
Pupils at Binley Woods Primary, Henry Hinde Junior School, Rugby, Provost Williams Primary, Ryton, Richard Lee Primary and St Gregory's Catholic Primary, both Coventry, were provided with plants, pots, compost and gardening tips to grow their own petunias.
Put some of those in with a dainty white bacopa, which will trail over the container, and you will have a rather sophisticated plant combination which is much more original than the myriad garish colours of petunias you find in so many retail outlets.
She said: "The black colour did not exist in petunias before, so it has to come from the right recombination of a novel colour mutant and multiple regular colour genetic backgrounds.
Petunias are sweet smelling and an evening garden stroll will send you into ecstasy triggered by their luscious perfume.
Last fall I pulled the petunias out and left the rest of the foliage all winter--one green and white vine never did die back, but the asparagus fern did--so there's brown dead and green living still in the basket.
ROCK shocker Iggy Pop has swapped punk for petunias - by lending his support to the Chelsea Flower Show.
In 2001,1 did research on companion planting and learned petunias were supposed to deter them.
Petunias often shrivel from root fungus attack, and annual vinca is most notorious for becoming instantly infested with leaf and root fungi that, virtually overnight, can utterly decimate the plant.
For those who like more conventional baskets with trailing plants, purple petunias should give you all the scent you need to fill the patio, says Hampden.