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Calibrachoa x hybrida/Million Bells

Calibrachoa x hybrida / Calibrachoa x hybrida
Early growth before full flowering
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Early growth before full flowering

Small, petunia-like flowers in spring

Plants grow fast and cascade over edge of container

Hanging basket in spring

Called trailing petunia because of habit of growth

Closer view of white flowering plant

In spring and summer Mission Bells make a grand display as a container specimen

Photo taken two weeks after prevous one and not the growth

A closer view of the plant on the left

Close-up of flowersw

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Scientific Name: Calibrachoa x hybrida
Common Name: Million Bells
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Pink, Red, Blue, Various
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Annuals for the Cool or Cold Season
Comments: This annual was not widely grown until about the year 2000. It is sometimes bothered by fungus diseases that attack the root system. To improve drainage plant in a raised bed or in containers that have a sandy, porous soil. Need sunlight, especially during the morning hours. Blooms look very much like very small petunia flowers.