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Petunia Bee's Knees

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  • Bee’s Knees is filled with lush blooms and puts on a high-impact show all season long with very little attention. 
  • It brings the most intense yellow petunia to the market, along with the best performance!
  • This variety holds its yellow color better than any other yellow petunia.
  • It features dark green foliage and outstanding branching.
  • Versatile, works well in containers and the landscape.

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AAS Gold Medal Winner Petunia Bee's Knees
The Gardens at Ball Trials 2021
Yellow Petunia Bee's Knees at Costa Trials Week 7, 2021
Bee's Knees yellow petunia Summer 2020
Bee's Knees yellow petunia - SimulCAST20

General Information

Height: 8-10" (20-25cm)
Spread: 16-22" (41-56cm)
Exposure: Sun

Propagation Guide

Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 50, 72, 84, 105
Rooting Hormone: No
Average Days with Mist: 6-9
Pinch: No
Average Propagation Time (weeks): 3-4
Comments: Avoid stretch by moving crop to cooler air temperature in second and third weeks of propagation. Transplant on time.


Soil pH: 5.4-5.8
Light Levels (fc): 5,000-8,000
Temperature Day: 59-76°F (15-24°C)
Temperature Night: 53-61°F (12-16°C)
Fertilization (ppm N): 225-300
No. of Pinches: 0-1
Plant Growth Regulators (S=spray / (D=Drench: B-Nine(S) 1,500-2,500 ppm, applied 2-4 times, can be used to control habit early. Bonzi(D) 0.25-1.0 ppm applied as crop matures will control final height but not delay flowering or reduce flower size.
Pests: Whitefly, thrips, leafminers
Diseases: Botrytis, Root rot, Tobacco Mosaic Virus
Comments: Cool temperatures and high light will reduce need for PGRs. Monitor regularly for high pH and possible iron deficiency.

Crop Time (weeks)

4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts: 1 ppp, 5-7 weeks
6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 1-2 ppp, 6-8 weeks
10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 3-5 ppp, 8-11 weeks
Petunia Bee's Knees

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