The impressive cascade of small bells of different colors in hanging baskets – that’s the beauty of Colorful Calibrachoa. This basket plant used for landscaping balconies, terraces, southern windows and grown as garden plants. And genus of Calibrachoa belongs to the family of Solanaceae. Also, it is a perennial plant. Most plants of this kind are similar to the varieties of petunias, but they are not petunias. Despite the fact that some botanical textbooks call this plant petunia. However, in 1990 scientists proved that Calibrachoa differs from petunia in DNA structure. In particular, Petunias have 14 chromosomes, while Calibrachoa has 18. Undoubtedly, it is a completely different plant, although related to each other. By the way, Calibrachoa got its name after Mexican botanist Antonio de la Cal y Bracho, who lived in a 19th-century.