Petunia is one of best flowers to grow in hanging baskets. There are 35 different species of petunias in the world. the great variety itself is the main feature of petunias. It produces single or double blooms in different shapes and sizes. Petunia flowers come in a myriad of colors and textures.
Grandiflora, ground cover, cascadia and surfinia are best varieties of petunia to grow in hanging baskets. Petunias should plant in a location with plenty of light. Watering once a week is sufficient for petunias. They will bloom repeatedly throughout the summer. The colorful petunia flower also spread lovely fragrance in the air on blooming.
Petunia is genus of 35 species of flowering plants of South American origin, closely related to tobacco, cape gooseberries, tomatoes, deadly nightshades, potatoes and chili peppers in the same family, Solanaceae. The popular flower of the same name derived its epithet from the French, which took the word petun, meaning «tobacco,» from a Tupi–Guarani language. An annual, most of the varieties seen in gardens are hybrids.