Lobelia Starship™ Scarlet Bronze Leaf

Striking spikes of cardinal red flowers bloom above sumptous bronze foliage throughout summer, attracting butterflies to your garden. Foliage will die down in autumn and it is hardy.

Month Available: August

Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous

Flower Colour: Red

Suitable For Wildlife: Butterflies

Soil Type: Moist, well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade

Season of Interest: Summer

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Perennial

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Summer flowering

Height / Spread: 60cm x 48cm (24in x 12in)

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: N/A

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