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Caliburst™ Yellow Petchoa

Medal of Excellence Industry's Choice

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Scientific Name: Petunia sp. x Calibrachoa sp.

Common Name: Petchoa

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer, Autumn

Plant Habit: Mounded, Spreading

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Frost Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a week

Spacing: 10 - 15" (25 - 38cm)

Height: 6 - 10" (15 - 25cm)

Width: 20 - 28" (51 - 71cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: Vibrant yellow blooms are showcased on a mounded plant. Excellent for baskets, mixed combo planters and patio pots.

Grower Information:

Petunia Power + Cool Calibrachoa Colours = Extraordinary Success!
PanAmerican Seed is excited to introduce Caliburst, the first petchoa from seed! With the vibrant colours from calibrachoas, the cold-durable production and daylength requirements of Wave petunias, and the ease of seed, it’s the perfect formula for excellent Spring and Summer sales! Caliburst performs like a vegetative variety, with the flexibility of seed. With its controlled, manageable habit, it’s the coolest for combos and containers.

Plug crop time: 4 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: Spring 6 to 7 weeks, Summer 4 to 5 weeks

  • The first petchoa from seed! Caliburst takes the best colours from calibrachoa and delivers them in the habit, flower size and product form of petunias.
  • Vibrant yellow flower colour looks exceptional in any season.
  • Controlled habit is perfect for quarts (13 cm), gallons (17 cm) and baskets (23 cm+). 
  • Fantastic for mixed combos with both seed and vegetative components.
  • Flowers with a 9-hour daylength response. 
  • Cold durable; it can be produced in early Spring using cold growing down to 50°F (10°C).