What would be a good planting site for petunias?


What would be a good planting site for petunias?


Petunias perform best in sunny locations.  The planting site should receive at least 6 hours of direct sun per day.  They also require a moderately fertile, well-drained soil.  Crown or root rots may be problems in wet, poorly drained sites.  Poorly drained soils can often be improved by incorporating organic matter (compost, peat, or well-rotted manure) into the soil.  


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