Surfinia Giant Purple produce very large purple flowers on neat, vigerous plants. Surfinias® are the worlds most popular, vigorous and bountiful cascading Petunia shrugging off all types of weather to give non-stop colour all summer. Transform a dull wall into an trailing avalanche of bright blooms, or swathe beds and borders in a floral blanket. Breathtaking as a cascading ornamental, dazzling as a carpet of colour. However used, these plants will produce a spectacular display.

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Brand:  Brookside Nursery
Supplied as:  5 Large Plug Plants
Habit:  Trailing
Eventual Height:  20-30cm (8-12")
Position:  Sun or Partial Shade
Primary Flower Colour:  Purple
Suitable for Hanging Baskets?  Yes
Suitable for Patio Containers?  Yes
Scented?  Not Scented
Plant Type:  Annual
Trail Length:  30-40cm (12-14")
Botanical name:  Petunia x hybrida

Free UK delivery on all orders over £50!

For all orders under £50 in value we make a one off P&P charge of £4.95 per order.

Smaller orders are dispatched via Royal Mail 1st Class, larger orders via Parcelforce 24.

We are the only online plug plants supplier to offer a choice of a specific dispatch week for your order. When placing your order, use the drop down box above to select your required dispatch week. You can also alter dispatch weeks in the shopping basket.

All our plug plants are shipped in specially designed packaging to keep the root system in place and the foliage protected in transit.

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Size guide - Pack of 5 Large Plug Plants 

Pot Ready, Large, Healthy plants individually rooted in large plugs of compost. Ideal for planting into baskets, containers or small areas in the garden. Best results achieved if grown on for a short while in 9cm/10cm pots prior to planting out if planting straight into garden borders. Tender varieties will need protecting from frost. Compost volume around 4-5cm deep x 3-4cm square. Foliage height 5cm-12cm (depending on variety). Full growing instructions are provided.

Surfinia Specific Advice

Surfinias are great in hanging baskets and patio containers and will produce a cascade of colour before long. The key to success is regular feeding (once a week) and regular deadheading of faded flowers. One plant should be sufficient in anything up to a diameter of around 20cm. In larger containers 3-5 plants would be advisable

We recommend pinching out the growing tip of the plug plants at time of planting. This will produce much bushier growth. Pinch just above a leaf joint, aiming to leave 2-3 pairs of leaves if possible.

Try to keep Surfinias in a position that is fairly cool but not cold. Growing in too warm conditions will result in soft ‘leggy’ growth. Once the plant has made a good bushy framework, temperatures of above 12o will promote flowering

Keep the compost fairy moist, but not waterlogged. If you notice a yellowing of the leaves during the early growing stages this is probably due to the plants drying out. Try to avoid keeping the foliage wet for prolonged periods to prevent Botrytis and Mildew diseases and do not allow plants to be wet overnight

Although do not bury the plugs, ensure they are planted to a sufficient depth to anchor mature plants

General Growing Advice

Using a good quality multi-purpose compost, pot up your plugs into 10cm pots.  Once your plug plants have been potted on and labelled, water them in well and grow on for around 5-6 weeks.  Water once the compost starts to dry out but remember.

If preferred you can pot on the plugs into hanging baskets, flower bags or pots. Add a slow release plant food like Miracle-Gro Slow Release All Purpose Plant Food  to your compost which will give extra nutrients for strong and healthy plant growth.

Keep plants frost free until mid/late May and then harden off before being placed in their final positions when the risk of frost has passed in your area.

Water as necessary giving a liquid feed such as Neudorff Organic Plant Feed as instructed throughout the growing season.

***For packs of 40 plug plants gently remove the small plugs from the tray by pushing up from the bottom using a pencil. 

Average Rating (13 Reviews):  
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Thursday, 1 July 2021  | 

Alas the plants were dead. I was issued a refund but wanted the plants.


Our apologises we were unable to send some replacements, this was due to availability and where possible will always try to replace. However we do apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Always excellent quality
Wednesday, 23 June 2021  | 

I have used Brookside Nursery for a number of years and I will definitely use them again. Best thing is that you know when your plants will be delivered.

Poor plants ,hard ,no soft growth
Monday, 21 June 2021  | 

These petunia were poor ,after repot in good compost no movement at all ,they were hard hungry plants which will take some time to grow on ,not as good as my early order .

Colour ?
Monday, 21 June 2021  | 

Both lots of plugs came labelled purple . !!!!

Plug plants
Thursday, 3 June 2021  | 

Arrived on time plants in excellent condition and growing well

Surfinia plug plants
Thursday, 13 May 2021  | 

Excellent, first time I've used Brookside won't be the last. Plants thriving, well packaged.

Monday, 3 May 2021  | 

As usual all of my order arrived in good condition and all the plants are potted on and looking healthy. I just have one query - this is the first time I've grown surfinia and I wonder if I should pinch them out, as they seem to be stretching away quite quickly. I'd be grateful for some advice.

Looking good
Tuesday, 27 April 2021  | 

Arrived looking healthy. Hoping will provide a good display

Bedding plants
Friday, 23 April 2021  | 

Excellent organisation, delivery and packaging I have no problem in recommending Brookside Nurseries.

great plants
Monday, 12 April 2021  | 

great plants
very well packed,growing on great
used for five years and very pleased

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