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 CharacteristicsDoesn't need deadheading. Long bloom season. Heat tolerant.
CareFull 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.
ProblemsDisease resistant. Root rot diseases occur if overwatered.
- Genus : Calibrachoa
- Zones : 10, 11, 9
- Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
- Plant Width : 6 to 12 inches
- Plant Type : Annuals
- Characteristics : Attracts Hummingbirds
- Uses : Containers
- Bloom Time : Fall, Summer
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Fall Interest
- Tolerance : Frost Tolerant
- Light : Full Sun
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Flower Color : Red, Yellow