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Q.I planted several petunias. It’s October and they’re dying. Do I pull them out of the ground and start over next year, or can I

Zone Seattle, wa | Anonymous added on October 14, 2019 | Answered

trim them and leave them for next year? I’ve always thought they are annuals but I’ve heard otherwise. It gets cold here, with a n occasional snow. Seattle area

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Answered on October 15, 2019

Petunias are annuals. They can take a light frost but will not withstand continued cold or frosts. You can start fresh next spring or try to overwinter them indoors.



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