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
Plant Type: Perennial
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.