Lobelia Chocolate Truffle

Bright red flowers in summer, attracting bees to your garden, form above the most gorgeous chocolate brown foliage

Month Available: June

Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous

Flower Colour: Red

Suitable For Wildlife: Bees

Soil Type: Damp conditions

Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade

Season of Interest: Summer

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Perennial

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Spring to autumn interest.

Height / Spread: 80cm x 60cm (32in x 24in)

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: None

Benefits: Striking foliage and flowers, excellent for waterside planting.

History: Lobelia can be annuals or perennials. This is great new perennial to the garden centre market.

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

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