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Lobelia Seeds - Mrs Clibran

Botanical - Lobelia erinus

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2450 Seeds
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FA-LOB-03
 
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2450 Seeds.

Other Names - Edging Lobelia, Garden Lobelia…

Lobelia Mrs Clibran produces a rich deep blue coloured flowers with bright white eyes. This compact productive variety is ideal for the summer beds as it will produce masses of flowers throughout the summer months up until autumn.

  • Produces a stunning display over a long season.
  • Prolific and easy to grow.
  • Award winner - RHS Award of Garden Merit.

Suitable For - Bedding plants, hanging baskets, cottage gardens, containers, window boxes, borders, patio's

Sowing Months - February - March

Flowering Months - June - September


Soil Preperation

To help with moisture retention and fertility add a good amount of well rotted manure or compost to the soil. If the soil is a heavy clay add some gritty sand to help with drainage. Remove weeds from the area.

General Information
Habit Annual Soil type Moist but well drained, fertile soil
Type   Distance between plants 10 - 15 cm
Position Full sun or partial shade Sowing depth Surface
Average height 10 - 15 cm Germination Temperature 16 to 22℃
Average spread 15 - 20 cm Days to germination 10 - 21 days
Hardiness Half hardy down to 0 RHS Bee friendly No
Soil Ph   RHS Award winner Yes

Sowing Guide

Early Sowing/Module Sowing

Thinly sow the seeds on the surface of moist compost in trays, modules or pots.
Lightly firm the seeds into the surface of the compost however do not cover.
Place the container in a clear polythene bag and seal or place in a propagator. Germinate at the temperature suggested above. Do not exclude light as this will aid germination however avoid direct exposure to hot sun .
Once germination has started remove from the bag or propagator and place in a cooler but not cold location. Protect from frost.
When the seedlings are large enough to handle transplant into 7 - 10 cm pots.
Grow on in a frost free greenhouse or cold frame and plant out when all risk of frost has passed and the lobelia's are growing strong.
Harden off over 7 - 10 days before planting out.

Direct Sowing

It is advisable to start the plants indoors rather than sowing the seeds direct.


Growing On

Water the young plants well until established.
Lobelia's will benefit from being fed frequently with a balanced fertilizer over the summer months.
Water established plants well in dry weather as they dislike dry conditions.
If growing in hanging baskets or containers ensure the compost is kept moist.

TIP

Lobelia' s dislike dry conditions. If the plants dye back in summer due to drought, cut the plants back by half their size. Add fertilizer and water well. A second flush of flowers should grow again if the soil is kept moist.

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