At times it attacks petunias and even scrophulariaceous plants, as Anthocersis and Schizanthus.
Sow petunias in heat, and prick out and harden for bedding out; also gloxinias to be grown on in heat till the flowering season.
- This term is chiefly applied to those summerflowering plants, such as ivy-leaved and zonal pelargoniums, petunias, dwarf lobelias, verbenas, &c., which are employed in masses for filling the beds of a geometrical parterre.
The front walk was banked with crimson petunias, the lawn spring-green and the window-boxed geraniums aglow.
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