(First upload on February 8 2008. Last on July 5 2023) [ 日本語 | English ]

Petunia × hybrida (Hook. f.) Vilm.

Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Petunia Juss. (ツクバネアサガオ)
Tsukubane-asagao (ツクバネアサガオ, 衝羽根朝顔) petunia, or
Pechunia (ペチュニア, phonological translation)
Lifeform (生活型): treated as annual in Japan for gardening, due to low cold tolerance
Distribution: native to south America → excaped from gardening in Japan
Putative hybrid: between P. axillaris (large white petunia) and P. integrifolia (violet-flowered petunia)→ many cultivars are produced

Petunia × hybrida in Hokkaido

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[1/2] in a pot at an apartment where I live on September 8 2013. [3-5] at a small garden in N17E1, East Ward, Sapporo, on August 2 2017. [6] near the Otemach Post Office, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, on June 7 2019. [7] under a street tree in N21/W4, North Ward, Sapporo, on May 20 2020. [8] in front of Patagonia, N13/W4, North Ward, Sapporo, on April 26 2019. [9] in a small flower garden in front of a building in N22/W4, North Ward, Sapporo, on June 2 2023.

cv supertunia (Petunia milliflora)

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[1/2] in front of a drug store in N13/W4, North Ward, Sapporo, on October 14 2019.

cv byplayer

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[1/2] in a pot in front of Nakajima Pharmacy, N14/W4, North Ward, Sapporo, on August 9 2021.

Series Flower Coat cv black pearl

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[1/2] within a fower garden alonga a paved road in N15/E1, East Ward, Sapporo, on July 1 2023.