'Bee's Knees' petunia is a bright yellow petunia that earned an All-America Selections award in 2022. The AAS judges praised 'Bee's Knees' for its long bloom time, consistent and lasting yellow color, neat growth habit and strong stems. It was observed to self-clean its spent flowers; bloom in summer heat and into the cooler, wetter weather of early autumn; and resist breaking under heavy rain and wind.
Common name: 'Bee's Knees' petunia
Botanical name: Petunia 'Bee’s Knees'
Exposure: Full sun
Flowers: Intensely yellow, trumpet-shaped flowers appear throughout summer and into autumn.
Habit: Mounding to 10 inches tall and 20 inches wide. This petunia works equally well in flower beds, containers and hanging baskets.
Origin: Introduced by BallFloraPlant.
How to grow it: Provide 'Bee's Knees' petunia with full sun and a growing medium that drains well. Add a slow-release fertilizer at planting time or use a water-soluble feed throughout the summer. This treatment will support heavy flowering and strong growth. A self-cleaning cultivar, 'Bee's Knees' does not require deadheading. Annual.
Image courtesy of All-America Selections