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Calibrachoa

Botanical name: Calibrachoa hybrids (say 'Kal-i-bra-koa')
Family: Solanaceae
Plant type: Evergreen ground cover.
Plant size: 20cm tall x 70cm spread
Depth & spacing: Plant 70-80cm apart at the same depth as in the pot.
Watering: For best results, keep moist during the hotter seasons.
Frost tolerances: Protect from severe frosts.
Flowering time: Late Spr-early Aut.
Preferred soil: Free draining & fertile.
Preferred aspect: Full sun. Part shade in a warmer climate.
Ideal climates: Temperate to cool.
Pruning: Trim lightly at the end of the flowering period to encourage fresh growth.
Fertilising: Feed annually in early Spring with a general purpose fertiliser.
Uses & comments: The ground cover puts on a wonderfully dazzling display
of colour.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:32 AM
Keywords: Calibrachoa, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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