Crystal Palace Lobelia Seeds

Heirloom

#1024
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'Crystal Palace' lobelia's compact masses of rich, dark blue flowers are charming in containers, window boxes, borders, or baskets. The leaves are bronze-tipped in part shade, intensifying in full sun and topped with masses of flowers that bloom from spring to frost. In mild climates, lobelia will grow and bloom during the winter. Under ideal growing conditions, lobelia will reseed. Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit winner.
$1.89 125 mg

Botanical Name: Lobelia erinus

Family: Campanulaceae

Native: Africa

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 10–11; otherwise grown as an annual

Plant Dimensions: 4"–6" mound

Variety Information: ½" dark blue flowers heavily massed above low-growing foliage.

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Spring to frost

Attributes: Attracts Beneficial Insects, Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Good for Containers

When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date. In Mild Climates, sow in late summer for winter color.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 60°–70°F.

Days to Emerge: 15–20 days

Seed Depth: Press lightly into surface

Seed Spacing: Sow in groups of 12–20 seeds, 4"–6" apart

Thinning: Not required.

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Foliage and flower contrast is beautiful
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The dark blue flowers contrast so beautifully with the bronze foliage. It makes a very striking hanging basket.
Amy Childers

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