Lobelia Starship Blue

Beautiful purple blue flowers are set off wonderfully by the lush green foliage, and attract butterflies to your garden in summer. Foliage will die down in autumn and it is hardy.

Month Available: August

Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous

Flower Colour: Blue

Suitable For Wildlife: Butterflies

Soil Type: Moist, well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade

Season of Interest: Summer

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage

Plant Type: Perennial

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Summer flowering

Height / Spread: 60cm x 40cm (24in x 16in)

These are great as marginal plants, they look excellent planted around ponds in groups of 3 or 5.

Where to Plant: Borders

Pests and Diseases: Leaf blotch

Plant Care: Allow to die down in autumn, then cover with 5cm (2in) of compost to protect the crown.

Care and Time: Low - autumn

Warning: Harmful if eaten.

Benefits: Good late summer plant, attractive and contrasting foliage and flowers. Sturdy and low maintenance.

History: The Starship Lobelia Series was bred by Kieft Seeds for their uniform, well-controlled habit with great branching and blooming early.

EU Rights: EU Plant Variety Rights apply. Propagation without a license is illegal.

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