Phew, that's a mouthful of a name!
Lobelia is one of the few true blue flowers was introduced to the United States more than 200 years ago for the region around the Cape of Good Hope. The original wild forms of lobelia have been bred to bloom more profusely. These are both trailing varieties, with billowing masses of blossoms, and more compact bedding types, seldom exceeding 6 inches in height. The ½ to ¾ inch-wide flowers, borne along each stem, are blue on the common varieties, but white, pinks, and lavender colors have also been developed.
Lobelia sp. – Lobelia Techno Heat Light Blue
- Height: 10-12"
- Space: 12"
- Exposure: Partial shade, no direct sun
- Soil Tolerance: Prefers well amended soil or loamy container mix
- Growth habit: Upright, mounded
- How to use: Use in hanging baskets, container gardens and borders.
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