Lobelia

Lobelia x speciosa 'Hadspen Purple' (PBR)

Lobelia - Lobelia x speciosa  'Hadspen Purple' (PBR)

Common Name: Lobelia
Genus: Lobelia
Species: x speciosa
Cultivar: 'Hadspen Purple' (PBR)

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Good for wildlife, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.60 m (60 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.40 m (40 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Purple
Foliage Colour: Green, PurpleFlowering Period: July to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

Vivid purple flowers appear for an extended period in summer and autumn above purple flushed light green foliage. A cottage garden favourite that looks great when planted in bold swathes throughout a mixed border. The flower spikes will act as a magnet to butterflies and bees.

Garden Care: Divide large clumps of plants every second year in spring. Protect the crown of the plant during winter with a thick dry mulch.


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