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
Plant Type: Perennial
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
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.