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Calibrachoa hybrida Superbells Lemon Slice

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Calibrachoa hybrida Superbells Lemon Slice Mini Petunia, Million Bells,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Dense, Rounded, Spreading

Description:
‘Lemon Slice’ is one of the new Stars of the garden, they flower right through the warmer days of the year from early Spring to late Autumn. ‘Lemon Slice’ is outstandingly different to any of the well-known Superbells from the existing Proven Winners range and is outstanding. ‘Lemon Slice’ takes this favourite, rewarding plant to new levels. Developed and selected for its large flowers and strong summer performance. ‘Lemon Slice’ is truly one of the best of the Superbells. Abundant, small petunia like flowers all through the warmer months on cascading growth. No dead heading necessary.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Proper watering is the key to growing Superbells. Never allow the roots to get too wet, so water them only when the top of the potting mix/soil is dry. As they bloom so profusely they will benefit from regular applications of a well-balanced fertiliser throughout the flowering period. A regular addition of seaweed extract is beneficial. They are best grown in full sun. Occasionally pinch back the trailing stems to reinvigorate growth. Information and images are courtesy of Aussie Winners.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Solanceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White, Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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