Superbells Grape Punch Calibrachoa (Calibrachoa 'Superbells Grape Punch')
kal-ih-brah-KOE-ah 'Superbells Grape Punch'

Deciduous Perennial (usually grown as an annual near you) in the Solanaceae Family
 

About Million Bells

Nicknamed “Million Bells” for a reason, Calibrachoa is a prolific grower and bloomer who will shock you with her explosion of small, petunia-shaped flowers.

She can bloom all season long without ever needing to be deadheaded (lazy gardeners, here’s lookin’ at you) and makes a fantastic hanging plant. 

Calibrachoa foliage is slightly sticky to the touch and her flowers can be a huge variety of colors, often even multi-colored.

She was first introduced in the 1990s and has had container enthusiasts’ hearts ever since.

Pros

Well suited for container planting

Wide variety of colors

Season-long blooms

No dead-heading needed

Cons

This plant is probably not winter-hardy outdoors where you live.
 

Plant Data

Mature Size 3 - 9 inches tall. 6 - 24 inches wide.
Sun Exposure Full Sun - Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance Medium
Zones 9a - 11b (Usually hardy to 20° F)
Tags Annual in Chicago, Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Attracts Wildlife, Deciduous, Deer Resistant, Full Sun, Full Sun, Good for Beginners, Hanging Basket, Medium, Medium, Perennial, Rabbit Resistant, Showy Flowers, Spillers, Tender Perennial
Bloom Period June to frost
Flower Color
 

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