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Petunia 'Carpet Rose Star'


Family Name
Genus Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet
Name Status (botanical)
Common Names

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
Plant Growth Form Herbaceous Plant
Lifespan (in Singapore) Annual
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic


Native Distribution Of horticultural origini
Preferred Climate Zone Tropical, Sub-Tropical / Monsoonal

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form Herb to 30cm tall
Flowers Flowers 4-5cm across, base colour bright rose pink, with white stripes forming a star shaped pattern.

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers
Landscape Uses Small Gardens, Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting, Suitable for Hanging Baskets

Fauna, Pollination and Dispersal

Pollination Method(s) Biotic (Fauna) (Insects (Bee))

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Lots of Water, Moderate Water, [Remarks] (The media should be kept moist but not soggy. Care needs to be taken not to over water the plant as this will cause it to be susceptible to fungal rot under our local conditions.)
Plant Growth Rate Fast
Rootzone Tolerance Well-Drained Soils, Fertile Loamy Soils, Low Humidity / Aircon, Easy to Grow
Fertilizing Plants should be fed with dilute liquid fertilizer every 2 weeks. Alternatively, slow release fertilizer pellets can also be added to the planting media.
Pest(s) Chewing Insects, Sucking Insects
Propagation Method Seed


Foliage Retention Evergreen
Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) Pink, White, Patterned
Flower Texture(s) Thin

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Master ID 31875
Species ID 6276
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Species record last updated on: 04 August 2022.