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Plug Plant Count: 3
We are offering three Calibrachoa Can-Can Black Cherry Flower plug plants ready for potting on and growing on in frost free greenhouse or on sunny windowsill ready for planting out as soon as last frosts have passed
- Scientific Name: Calibrachoa x hybrida
- Blooming Season: Spring, Summer
- Plant Habit: Mounded, Trailing
- Water: Medium
- Fertilize: None or when needed only
- Spacing: 10 - 15" (25 - 38cm)
- Height: 8" (20cm)
- Width: 10 - 15" (25 - 38cm)
- Exposure: Full Sun to Partial ShadeSun
- Suitable for Hanging Baskets: Yes
- Suitable for Patio containers : Yes
- Plant Type: Annual
General Information: Free flowering, well branched plants with a mounding and cascading habit produce flowers throughout the summer months creating a ball of colour.
Calibrachoa Black Cherry produces deep black velvety, trumpet shaped flowers merging into a central golden yellow eye. Can Can is more vigorous than the Caberet variety of Calibrachoa but offers the same great features of free flowering, well branched plants with season long flowering even under wet, low light conditions. Ideal for tumbling over the side of hanging baskets and window boxes,
CARE TIPs: Deadhead to prolong the flowering period. These will work well in a container pot in a sunny position. Water well in the first two weeks, to prevent the plant from drying out. Apply liquid fertiliser fortnightly to improve performance.
FLOWERING July - October
HARVESTING Flower production 4 months
When plug plants arrive transplant into individual 7.5cm (3") pots of compost and grow on at a minimum temperature of 15C (59F).
When plants are well grown, transplant into baskets and containers. If the plant is suited for growing outdoors when all risk of frost has passed gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7 - 10 days before positioning baskets outdoors in a sheltered position in full sun once all frost risk has passed.
Suitable for the vegetable garden, allotments and containers.
Be prepared to water well and supplement feed with high-potash feed during season. Regular feeding is recommended.