How much water do petunias need?

GeeDaveyMay 30, 2005

I bought 18 4" pots of petunias, in a red variety, for $.80 each: It was totally an impulse purchase. These are not wave petunias.

I have a full sun bed with sandy soil. It dries out in a hurry. Lots of things thrive there, but it isn't classic garden soil.

Will traditional petunias from Home Depot survive there with occasional watering? I know I can't keep them from drying out but they will get water weekly at least.

Alternatively, I have a part shade bed that stays more moist.

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sissyz(Z5 NorthIL)

I would put them in part shade, if you get blazing hot summers with humdiity. Even the waves don't make the whole summer, here.

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