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Scientific Name: Calibrachoa x hybrida
Pronunciation: kal-ih-bruh-KOE-uh ex HIB-rih-duh
Common Name: calibrachoa, mini petunia, trailing petunia
Family Name: Solanaceae
Plant Type: Annual
Key ID Features: Trailing plant; flowers are small (<4 cm wide), petals completely fused, trumpet-like, and slightly bilaterally symmetrical (unlike most petunias).
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293, HORT 2355

Habit: Spreading
Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Texture: Medium - fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.1 - 0.2m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Garden origin, South America
Hardiness Rating: Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Hanging basket, Summer interest
Additional Info: Google. Common horticulture cvs. include C. Superbells® which are nearly indistinguishable from the Petunia Supertunia®. Compare to Petunia x hybrida.
calibrachoa, mini petunia, trailing petunia
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Pubescent
Colour in Fall: Yellow
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Ovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Attenuate
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Flowers solitary
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Funnelform
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, White, Violet, Yellow, Orange, Pink, Purple, Red
Flower Time at Peak: May, Oct
Additional Info: Most < 4 cm wide, slight bi-symmetrical with petals that keep their shape.

Fruit Type: Aborted (hybrids) or absent
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant
Bark or Stem Colour: Green

(BED) BEDding, container, or basket
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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