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Lobelia Plant

Lobelia 'Starship Scarlet' Plant (1.5L Pot)

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Lobelia Plant - Description

  • Potted Lobelia Plant
  • AKA The Cardinal Flower
  • Variety: Lobelia Speciosa Starship Scarlet
  • For Late Summer Colour
  • Deep Red Blooms
  • Perennial Flower, Comes Back Every Year
  • Red Blooms From Mid Summer
  • Reaches 90cm in Height
  • Flowers From Mid Summer Into Autumn
  • Potted Lobelia Plants
  • Pot Size: 1.5 Litre Pot

Lobelia Plant - Characteristics

  • Habit: Erect, clump-forming herbaceous perennial
  • Foliage: Turning deep red, burgundy in colour
  • Flowers: Brilliant scarlet, two-lipped flowers, 5cm in length in terminal spikes
  • Dies back in Winter but comes back every Spring
  • Flowering Period: May to September
  • Foliage: Deeply lobed leaves add to plant's interest

Lobelia Plant - Planting Instructions

  • Lobelia prefer a damp or heavy soil
  • They grow well in poorly drained soils
  • Position in full sun or part shade
  • Before planting, soak pot for about 3 minutes before planting
  • Dig hole roughly twice the size of the plant pot
  • Handle pots with care
  • Carefully squeeze side of pots to remove plant
  • Position plant in the ground so that the top of root ball is level with existing soil level
  • Firm in well
  • Soak soil well after planting
  • Cut back clumps after flowers die back
  • To encourage blooms, deadhead as required
  • Benefits from addition of a phosphorus based fertiliser

Lobelia Plant - Uses / Location

  • Popular plants offer Summer long colour
  • Grow towards the back of herbaceous borders
  • Suited to growing in 'hot' borders & red planting schemes
  • Lobelia Companion Plants include Alliums, Foxgloves, Lavenders & Asters
  • For a red planting scheme, plant with Crocosmia, Rubeckia, Heleniums, Red Hot Pokers & Cannas
  • Can be used as cut flowers
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