Petunias = Petun = French Trader Word for Tobacco

(Google Images.) This month is Lawn and Garden Month.  One flower you will find in abundance at a fairly low price at Home Depot, Lowe’s, or Wal-mart is the petunia. Here’s an interesting fact about petunias.  They are in the same family Solanaceae as tobacco, gooseberries, tomatoes, chili peppers, and even deadly nightshade. Petun, in fact, is … Continue reading Petunias = Petun = French Trader Word for Tobacco