Rainmaster Petunia (Petunia axillaris) is an heirloom Petunia discovered in the wild in 1823. Has white flowers on long scrambling stems.
|Plant Type||Site author's observations, Annuals|
|Flowers||white, rainproof hence one of the common names 'Rainmaster'|
|Dimensions||over 3 feet long if not pruned|
|Cultivar Origin||It was collected circa 1823 when a brave explorer plucked it from the mouth of the Rio de la Plata in South America. Has been lost to cultivation and rediscovered on a few occasions.|
|Misc Facts||Refer back to Petunia ABC's for further information on this plant. AKA: 'Rainmaster' Petunia, 'White Moon' Petunia, "Heaven Scent" Petunia|
|Author's Notes||I grew this Petunia and was surprised at how well it performed. Lots of white flowers that held up to the rain. It can become a long scrambling plant unless pruned back to control the length. I grew it as a scrambling plant (over 3 feet long) and pinched it to control the size.|
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