Calibrachoa, Million Bells

Calibrachoa hybrid 'MiniFamous Neo Double Silver Blue'

 

 

  • Trailing habit
  • Gorgeous double sky-blue flowers
  • Blooms all season
  • Great for containers

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Many of our favorites are new & different. All are excellent performers, easy to grow, and well suited to our area. You won't be disappointed!

Details

Calibrachoa hybrid 'MiniFamous Double Silver Blue' has unique double blossoms of soft blue-lavender and is well-branched and free-flowering with a uniform, mounded, trailing habit. Blooms profusely all season long. Heat tolerant. Great for hanging baskets and planters. Keeping plants too wet can lead to root rot diseases. Allow the top of the soil to dry before watering again.

Growing Tips

Calibrachoas are ph sensitive and need a well-draining soil, therefore we do not recommend planting in the ground/beds. Typical garden soils are not acidic enough to keep Calibrachoas from having stunted, yellow growth. They perform best in containers with a good quality potting soil such as our own Kaw Valley "Good Stuff". If you have problems with budworms (you will first see holes in the blooms and buds, and about a week later, all the blooms are gone) we recommend Captain Jack's Deadbug Brew. It's safe enough to be used for organic growing, and we have seen excellent results. Treat as soon as you see any holes in the flowers or buds. Usually a treatment lasts about 6 weeks or more, depending on the year. We carry this fantastic product at our Kaw Valley Garden Centers.

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Type:

Annual

New for 2018

Sun/Shade:

Full Sun to Part Sun

Bloom Color:

Blue

Lavender

Purple / Violet

Foliage Color:

Green

Hardiness Zone:

Not Hardy

Height:

6-8 inches

Spread:

12-16 inches

Benefits:

Truly Heat Tolerant

Attracts Wildlife:

Attracts Butterflies

Attracts Hummingbirds

 
 
 
 

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