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Directory of Annuals

Trailing Petunia
Calibrachoa x hybrida

Calibracoa 'Cherry Pink' and 'Trailing Blue'
Calibracoa 'Cherry Pink' and 'Trailing Blue'

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
6 - 12 Inches
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Orange
Pink
Purple
Yellow
 
Bloom Season
May - October
 
Hardiness
Hardy Annual
 
Size
Small
 

Features

Compact, vigorous plants good for use as a groundcover or basket plant. Look like miniature petunias.

Culture

Full sun. Moist, well-drained soils. Likes a fertile soil so feed regularly especially in containers.

Cultivars

  • 'Lirica Showers' series
  • 'Million Bells' series
  • 'Terracota'
  • 'Million Bells' series
  • 'Starlette' series
  • 'Colorburst' series
  • 'Superbells' series

Notes

Pinch calibrachoa back regularly to keep it compact. Blooms well into the fall often when temperatures go into the 20's.

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