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Calibrachoa 'Superbells Tequila Sunrise' (Millon bells, Trailing petunia)

Calibrachoa 'Superbells Tequila Sunrise' Photo/Illustration: Colleen Fitzpatrick

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Calibrachoa 'Superbells Tequila Sunrise' kal-ih-brah-KOE-ah Common Name: Millon bells, Trailing petunia Genus: Calibrachoa
Calibrachoa is a relatively new genus of flowering plants. The first cultivars weren't released until 1992. This cultivar's self-cleaning, petunia-like flowers are painted in a sunny mix of orange, red, and yellow. It is an easy-to-grow, trailing perennial, often used as an annual in hanging baskets, window boxes, and other containers.
Noteworthy characteristics: Doesn't need deadheading. Long bloom season. Heat tolerant.
Care: Full sun and well-drained soil. Allow the top of the soil to dry out before watering again to avoid root rot diseases. Self-cleaning, so no deadheading necessary.
Problems: Disease resistant. Root rot diseases occur if overwatered.
Height 6 in. to 12 in.
Spread 6 in. to 12 in.
Growth Pace Moderate Grower
Light Full Sun Only
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Low
Tolerance Frost Tolerant
Characteristics Attracts Hummingbirds; Showy Flowers
Bloom Time Fall; Summer
Flower Color Orange/ Salmon Flower; Red Flower; Yellow Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Container
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Annuals

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