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Million Bells® Yellow Calibrachoa hybrid

  • Hardy Zones
    • 9 - 11
  • Exposure
    • Part Sun to Sun
  • Season
    • Spring
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 6 - 10 Inches
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Million Bells® Yellow Calibrachoa hybrid

Part Sun to Sun 6 - 10

Features

A profusion of yellow flowers on an upright plant all season, low maintenance

Deadheading Not Necessary
Attracts: 
Birds
Hummingbirds

Characteristics

Duration: 
Annual
Height Category: 
Short
Garden Height: 
6 - 10 Inches
Spacing: 
8 - 10 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Yellow
Flower Shade: 
Yellow
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Green
Habit: 
Mounded
Container Role: 
Spiller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Bloom Time: 
Planting To Hard Frost
Hardiness Zones: 
9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
Water Category: 
Average
Needs Good Drainage
Uses: 
Container
Uses Notes: 

Use in hanging baskets, window boxes and landscaping

Maintenance Notes: 

Keeping plants too wet can lead to root rot diseases. Allow the top of the soil to dry before watering again. If your plant is wilting even though the soil is still damp you likely have a root rot problem. Self-cleaning, no deadheading necessary.

Among the easiest plants to grow, Million Bells are hugely popular ask any hummingbird. Their profuse, self-cleaning flowers arrive in spring and keep going until fall. The Cherry Pink, Terra Cotta, and Yellow varieties have a
more upright, cascading habit, and bloom even during short days.

Calibrachoa has not been a part of our industry for very long; the first plants were taxonomically described in 1989 and the first cultivars released in 1992. The original plants were found in coastal areas clinging to rocks and surviving in some pretty harsh conditions, they so much resembled Petunias that they were originally referred to as 'Seashore Petunias'. Since their release in the early 90's this crop has grown faster than most other genera and become a major crop in its own right. The family tree of this genus reaches deep down into Latin America; almost all species can be found in either in Argentina, Brazil, or Uruguay. There are about 25 known species of this plant and the breeding of Calibrachoa is a complicated matter of finding which species will cross with the next. They do not all work and it takes a breeder of great skill to come up with all the best crosses that give not only all the disease, heat, and drought tolerance that the original species offer but also offer the best in production characteristics, growth habit, and come close to being daylength neutral as it is all of these characteristics that make for a successful release on the market. Proven Winners has always worked with the world's premier breeder of Calibrachoa and continues to search for the plants which exhibit superior consumer performance, disease resistance, and above all keep raising the bar on what we can expect from this fantastic genus of plants.

Million Bells® Yellow Calibrachoa hybrid 'SUNbelki' USPP 11,558, Can 1,221

  • Great plant - survives very tough hot areas. Some even survived the winter sitting out in a pot in zone 5a!

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    perogi
    New Hampshire
    United States
    4 years ago
  • Love how pretty they are!

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    K A Stevens
    Texas
    United States
    4 years ago
  • This is a beautiful plant. I have grown Proven Winners all the time. Thanks!

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    verna yaklich
    Minnesota
    United States
    4 years ago
  • Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Russell Studebaker
    Utah
    United States
    4 years ago
  • Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Russell Studebaker
    Pennsylvania
    United States
    4 years ago
  • I bought two hanging baskets, one yellow, one magenta. I love them! We live in upstate NY where days are warm in summer and cool at night. They are doing really well. My husband thinks they are very attractive. I will buy them again next year!

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Laura P.
    New York
    United States
    4 years ago
  • Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Amanda
    Illinois
    United States
    4 years ago
  • are beautiful in hanging baskets. Bloom all summer

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    rosemary iles
    Ohio
    United States
    4 years ago
  • Unsatisfied Did not survive, inferior performance or did not bloom well - won't grow again.
    Russell Studebaker
    Ontario
    Canada
    4 years ago
  • Unsatisfied Did not survive, inferior performance or did not bloom well - won't grow again.
    Russell Studebaker
    Maryland
    United States
    4 years ago
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