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Plants in the genus Calibrachoa are called Mini Petunias for a reason. They are very closely related to Petunias and are native to South America like Petunias. Both genera of plants were introduced to the European horticultural market in the 19th century, but it wasn't until the early 1990's that Calibrachoa really became a viable horticultural plant.
An abundance of bright blooms cover these well-branched, trailing plants. They are self-cleaning so they stay neat and tidy all season.
|Height:||6 inches to 10 inches|
|Width:||8 inches to 1 foot|
|Bloom Seasons:||Early spring, Mid spring, Late spring, Early summer, Mid summer, Late summer, Early fall, Early fall, Mid fall, Late fall|
|Fertilizer:||Chelated Iron, Miracle-Gro® Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food, Miracle-Gro® Nursery Select Miracid® Water Soluble Plant Food|
|Want to know where Mini Petunia will thrive in your house or garden? The EasyBloom Plant Sensor will give you a plant's-eye view of your environment to measure soil, sunlight, temperature and humidity.||
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Press seeds onto soil surface 10-12 weeks before last frost for germination in 1-3 weeks at 65-70°F.
Lengthen the flowering period by deadheading on regular basis.
Do not allow the soil from drying out in between waterings.
Iron deficiency can be an issue if pH levels in the soil are too high (too alkaline). Provide chelated iron to the soil if interveinal leaf tissues become yellow in color.
Prone to Pythium root rot and aphids.