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Calibrachoa hybrida Cruze Control Red

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Calibrachoa hybrida Cruze Control Red Trailing Petunia, Million Bells,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Rounded, Spreading

Showy mounded short-lived evergreen perennial with large red petunia flowers from summer through to late autumn. Great for pots and makes a great groundcover in the garden. Often planted as an annual. Grows approx. 25-30cm H x 30-60cm W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Roundabouts / Splitters, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers a sunny position in a well-drained soil. When growing in pots, use a well-drained, organically rich potting mix. Plant 15-20cm apart for quick coverage and prune when required. Do not allow plants to dry out. For best results feed monthly with a suitable liquid fertiliser or with a balanced slow release fertiliser.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Solanceae SouthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate