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LOBELIA Sapphire Trailing

Lobelia erinus

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Family: Campanulaceae

Subfamily: Lobelioideae

Characteristics: Annual 10 cm

Seeds per packet: 300


With a vigorous cascading habit and masses of lilac flowers this Lobelia is ideal for filling baskets and containers or spilling over low walls and rockeries.

Prefers a light to medium soil in an open sunny position. Thrives in less than average soils, frost resistant but drought tender.

TropicalLate Summer to Autumn. 
Temperate: Late Summer to Autumn.
Cool climate: Late Summer to early Autumn or Spring.

Sow: 1mm deep. Do not sow deeply.
Sow direct in the growing position for best results. If sowing in trays transplant when large enough to handle avoiding excessive root disturbance.
Plant in a well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 10cm
Germination: 10-14 days
Flowering: 15 Weeks

Germinates faster when covered only very lightly. Keep moist during germination.

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