- Height 6-12 Inches
- Width 12-24 Inches
- Use as a spiller when using in containers
- Growing Zones 9 - 11
These small flowers have a big personality! Superbells® Morning Star™ Calibrachoa have seemingly infinite flowers that will cheerfully greet you from spring until frost with their blush pink flowers that have yellow star-shaped centers. Superbells® Morning Star™ Calibrachoa are perfectly suited for window boxes, hanging baskets, containers, or garden borders.
Superbells® Morning Star™ Calibrachoa has a low mounding and trailing habit geared towards container spillers or garden border interest. They are heat and drought tolerant which will carry their performance through intense summers. Superbells® Morning Star™ Calibrachoa blooms continuously attracting hummingbirds and pollinators with their bright and cheerful flowers. These plants are easy to care for and are well suited to all different types of containers or even mass border plantings.
Superbells® Morning Star Calibrachoa Care
Superbells® Morning Star™ Calibrachoa prefer part sun to sun with regular watering and well-drained soil. Prune or pinch before planting to increase fullness and branching of the plant. Fertilize regularly with a well-balanced water-soluble n-p-k ratio 24-12-17 fertilizer. Calibrachoas are sensitive to pH imbalances and iron deficiency so if fertilizing regularly and yellowing occurs, increase or decrease pH with a different fertilizer. Superbells® Morning Star™ Calibrachoa is a continuous bloomer and deadheading is not necessary but they will benefit from trimming back if the plant begins to look tired. Trimming will promote new growth and branching.
Superbells® Morning Star Calibrachoa are most commonly grown as annuals planted in spring and growing on until frost. They are hardy from zones 9a to 11b.
Superbells® Morning Star Calibrachoa Spacing
Superbells® Morning Star™ Calibrachoa are low growing, mounded trailers reaching a max height of 12inches, spreading from 12-24 inches, and trailing up to 30 inches. Plant 8-12 inches apart in garden border plantings or plant 5 1” plugs into 12” hanging baskets.
Superbells® Morning Star Calibrachoa Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 9-11|
|Flower Color(s): Pink, Purple|
|Flower Description: Blush Pink with a Yellow Star-Shaped Pattern In The Throat.|
|Bloom Period: Planting To Hard Frost|
|Foliage Color(s) Green|
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun|
|Height Class: Short|
|Height: 6-12 Inches|
|Spread: 12-24 Inches|
|Spacing: 8-12 Inches|
|Habit: Mounding, Trailing|
|Drought Tolerant: No|
|Container Role: Spiller|
|Use Types: Combinations, Container, Hanging Baskets|
|Features: Fall Interest, Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer, Deadheading Not Necessary, Pollinator Attractor|
|Scientific Name: Calibrachoa hybrid 'BBCAL27801' USPP 29,030, Can 5,782, US Utility 9,313,959|
|Common Name: Superbells® Morning Star Calibrachoa|
|Plant Type: Annual|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)
Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.