Lobelia Hadspen Purple

Sensuous deep purple flowers rise up on tall stems above lime green foliage, attracting butterflies throughout the summer.

Month Available: August

Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous

Flower Colour: Purple

Suitable For Wildlife: Butterflies

Soil Type: 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: 90cm x 60cm (3ft x 2ft)

This is a wonderful eye catching plant for the border, and even better as you can split it every two to three years to plant elsewhere or give away to friends and family.

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: Toxic if eaten. Skin and eye irritant.

Benefits: A wonderful late summer plant, with attractive and unusual flower and foliage. Excels in the front of the border or next to water.

History: Introduced by West Kington Nurseries, near Bristol, this is a stronger and more upright form of herbaceous Lobelia.

EU Rights: EU Plant Variety Rights apply. Propgation without a licence is illegal.

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