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Sweetunia Suzie Storm Petunia

Petunia 'Sweetunia Suzie Storm'

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Sweetunia Suzie Storm Petunia (Petunia 'Sweetunia Suzie Storm') at Bloch's Farm

Sweetunia Suzie Storm Petunia flowers

Sweetunia Suzie Storm Petunia flowers

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Sweetunia Suzie Storm Petunia (Petunia 'Sweetunia Suzie Storm') at Bloch's Farm

Sweetunia Suzie Storm Petunia flowers

Sweetunia Suzie Storm Petunia flowers

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  10 inches

Spacing:  15 inches

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  (annual)

Group/Class:  Sweetunia Series

Brand:  Dümmen Orange


A wonderful upright mounded series featuring brightly colored blooms in a wide array of colors; day length neutral with excellent weather tolerance; ideal for hanging baskets, containers and landscape applications; remove spent flowers

Ornamental Features

Sweetunia Suzie Storm Petunia is draped in stunning red trumpet-shaped flowers with burgundy overtones at the ends of the stems from mid spring to late summer. Its pointy leaves remain green in color throughout the season.

Landscape Attributes

Sweetunia Suzie Storm Petunia is a dense herbaceous annual with a mounded form. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep. Trim off the flower heads after they fade and die to encourage more blooms late into the season. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Sweetunia Suzie Storm Petunia is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Border Edging
  • General Garden Use
  • Container Planting
  • Hanging Baskets

Planting & Growing

Sweetunia Suzie Storm Petunia will grow to be about 10 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 18 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 15 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. This fast-growing annual will normally live for one full growing season, needing replacement the following year.

This plant should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. This plant should not require much in the way of fertilizing once established, although it may appreciate a shot of general-purpose fertilizer from time to time early in the growing season. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by cuttings; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

Sweetunia Suzie Storm Petunia is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor containers and hanging baskets. It is often used as a 'filler' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination, providing a mass of flowers against which the thriller plants stand out. Note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Massing  Edging  Garden  Container  Basket 
Flowers  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features