Million Bells or calibracoa hybrid are among the easiest plants to grow. They attract birds especially hummingbirds. The plants bloom in spring until late fall. They have small flowers and are easy to maintain. Aphids can attack a million bells plant by sucking the sap of the stem and leaves. A plant under aphid infestation will wilt and die. There are many ways to get rid of aphid infestation.
Chop the garlic and mix the next three ingredients with the garlic in a bucket or a large bowl. Let it rest for two days. Strain the solution and pour it in a spray bottle.
Spray the garlic solution on the plant. Spray directly on the parts infected with aphids. Spray on both the top and bottom of leaves.
Sprinkle about 4 tsp. of Systemic Houseplant and Container Granules on the soil and water the plant. The plant will absorb the granules and fight the aphid infestation itself. This treatment lasts for 8 weeks. Repeat the procedure every 6 to 8 weeks. Systemic Houseplant and Container Granules contain an active ingredient called Imidacloprid.
Make sure you water the plant regularly. Aphids attack plants under stress.