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Calibrachoa Superbells Pink 'Uscali11' PBR (Superbells Series)

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Characteristics

Plant type

Annual/Biennial

Habit

Trailing

Resilience

Hardiness

H2 (tender - cool or frost-free greenhouse)

Colour

Flower

Pink in Autumn, Spring and Summer

Foliage

Green in Autumn, Spring and Summer

Size

Ultimate height

0.1-0.5 metres

Ultimate spread

0.1-0.5 metres

Time to ultimate height

1 year


Preferred common name

calibrachoa [Superbells Pink]

Family

Solanaceae


Calibrachoa are tender woody-based perennials usually grown as annuals, mostly trailing in habit, with simple leaves and petunia-like, trumpet-shaped flowers over a long period

Superbells Pink is a compact, bushy or slightly trailing plant to 25cm tall, with deep pink flowers, yellow in the throat, from late spring to autumn

Synonym(s)

  • Calibrachoa SUPERBELLS TRAILING PINK

How to grow

Sunlight

  • Full sun

Aspect

  • South-facing or West-facing
  • Sheltered

Cultivation

A sunny, sheltered site is essential for the best flowers

Soil

  • Well-drained or Moist but well-drained
  • Acid, Alkaline or Neutral
  • Sand, Clay, Chalk or Loam

Propagation

Propagate by seed

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Banks and Slopes, City/Courtyard Gardens, Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds or Patio/Container Plants


How to care

Pruning

No pruning required

Pests

Can get aphids, slugs and snails

Diseases

May be subject to grey moulds, foot rot and a virus