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Lobelia erinus

Lobelia
Annuals
Classification Scientific Name: Lobelia erinus
  Common Name: Lobelia
  Family: Campanulaceae
  Suggested Use: beds & borders

container plantings

hanging baskets
     
Plant Plant Type: annual
  Plant Form: rounded
  Height: 4 - 8 inches
  Spread: 8 - 18 inches
  Bloom Period: spring
  Flower Color: blue, purple, pink, white
  Flower: profusion of small, trumpet-shaped flowers
  Foliage Texture: medium
  Foliage: simple, medium to dark green foliage
     
Environment Native Range: Southern Africa
  Sun Requirement: light shade
  Water Requirement: medium
  Soil: adaptable

moist
  Heat Tolerance: low
     
Care Liabilities: root rot

cold

heat
Lobelia erinus

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