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PlantFiles: Calibrachoa, Million Bells
Calibrachoa 'Gold with Red Eye'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Calibrachoa (kal-ih-bruh-KOE-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Gold with Red Eye
Additional cultivar information: (PP17303; Callie Series, aka Cal Goldey)
Hybridized by Pierce; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2006

One member has or wants this plant for trade.

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun


Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Blooms repeatedly


Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive mrsessie On Jan 2, 2013, mrsessie from Humble, TX (Zone 9b) wrote:

It didn't die in August like most hanging baskets do in my back yard!

Positive rntx22 On May 8, 2009, rntx22 from Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

These did really well for me last year. Profuse bloomers, great color. Did not survive the snow we had unfortunately.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Houston, Texas
La Porte, Texas

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