10 Varieties Of Million Bells Flowers That Will Attract Pollinators To Your Yard

Planting million bells, also known as calibrachoa flowers, is a stellar way to attract more pollinators into your yard and garden. Spring wouldn't be so vibrant, and the ecosystem could collapse without the help of pollinators. You'll want to attract these creatures; butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds love million bells flowers. This plant has several varieties, with different strains varying in color, pattern, petal shape, and size.

Caring for million bells flowers is simple, and the low-maintenance flower is a great pick — even if you're a novice gardener. While they are perennials in hardiness zones 9 to 11, million bells can be grown as annual flowers in every other zone. All million bells plants need full to partial sun and well-drained soil to flourish. They are best grown in containers, as damp soil is a serious threat to their growth. The gorgeous blooms blossom all season long, bringing pollinators and pops of color to your garden until the first frost.

Superbells® Double Amber

Superbells® Double Amber is a calibrachoa hybrid known as a double calibrachoa. This variety has two tiers of petals, whereas regular million bells only have one, hence the double in its name. These amber flowers are a rich yellow, perfect to complement sunflowers or contrast roses. Superbells® Double Amber can trail up to 30 inches long, sprout up to 12 inches tall, and spread between 12 to 24 inches wide.

Million Bells® Mounding Terra Cotta

Million Bells® Mounding Terra Cotta is another calibrachoa hybrid. Its yellow crown is ornamented with a red center, creating a bull's eye effect. Planting these million bells is a clever way to add red to your garden to attract more hummingbirds without going for traditional full crimson petals. Million Bells® Mounding Terra Cotta reaches just under a foot high, towering up to 10 inches tall and spreading up to 20 inches wide.

Superbells® Cardinal Star™

Red and yellow are making another showcase with Superbells® Cardinal Star™. This million bells has red petals outlined in a thin yellow border, with the bright color creating a star pattern with thin lines among the crown. The unique pattern adds a pop of color and decoration to your garden. It can spread up to 24 inches wide and 6 to 12 inches tall.

Superbells Magic™ Pink Lemonade

Pink lemonade isn't just a refreshing drink but also an award-winning calibrachoa hybrid. Superbells Magic™ Pink Lemonade flowers blossom a soft yellow and become pink with the change in sunlight hours as the season progresses. Similar to the other million bells varieties, the stems trail roughly 24 inches long, reach 12 inches high, and spread between 12 and 24 inches wide.

Million Bells® Trailing Magenta

You might want to plant multiple Million Bells® Trailing Magenta shrubs because they are a short variety of calibrachoa flowers. The deep pink blossoms only reach 8 inches at their tallest height and spread less than a foot, roughly 8 to 10 inches. It is the ideal variety for small gardens, planters, or window boxes. Although small, the rich magenta petals pack a vibrant punch and are still great for attracting pollinators.

Superbells® Blackcurrant Punch™

If you prefer a dark color contrast to add some dimension to your garden, look no further than Superbells® Blackcurrant Punch™. These million bells have a pink crown of petals, each with a dark purple center. The black eye of the flower gives these calibrachoa plants a unique look, and with a 2-foot trail and spread, there should be lots to look at.

Superbells® Coral Sun

One look at the Superbells® Coral Sun, and it is no surprise how this flower got its name. The petals are a sunset in flora form with their orange perimeter and yellow center. You can enjoy these growing mini suns and the pollinators they bring until the first frost. Superbells® Coral Sun is a large one of the million bells varieties, spreading up to 30 inches wide and 12 inches tall.

Superbells® Double Blue

Superbells® Double Blue is another double calibrachoa hybrid. The two-tier petals mimic that of rose buds and bring more fun to the garden party. Although blue is in the name, the petals are actually purple with red veins. The flowers can trail up to 30 inches, with the shrub spreading between 12 to 24 inches and up to 12 inches in height. The deep violet flowers are perfect for hanging baskets or the "spiller" feature in large planters.

Superbells® Over Easy™

An egg breakfast staple is coming to your garden in the form of million bells flowers. Superbells® Over Easy™ variety are white calibrachoa blossoms with yellow centers reminiscent of an egg white and yolk. The soft colors will complement any other hue of flowers, perfect for a subtle pop of color in your outdoor space. It is a short variety, only trailing up to 18 inches, but hummingbirds are still a big fan.

Million Bells 'Callie Rose Star'

Bright colors and striking patterns are what you get with the Million Bells 'Callie Rose Star' variety. These pink and white calibrachoa flowers lure in birds, butterflies, and bees. It is slightly taller than the other million bell varieties, reaching up to 18 inches tall. Callie Rose Star and all these million bells varieties are stellar for attracting pollinators to your yard and giving your garden beautiful blooms.