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Q.How To Care For Leggy Flowers

Zone 64012 | ALOCKE0324 added on May 16, 2024 | Answered

I’m not sure if these are calibrachoa or petunias,they are flat op top but full as they grow out. How do I make them look fuller on top? Or other ideas to make them look nice.

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Answered on May 17, 2024

It is probably Calibrachoa, since it appears to be trailing by nature. This isn't really something that is fixed, though you can pinch some of the stems back. This can help force growth lower down. Next year, try planting upright petunias. They won't hang as much, and will look more full.

This article is for a specific cultivar, but it has similar care to the rest of them:


Here is one for petunia care:


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