Easy to grow
A sparkling addition to beds and containers
Height Up to 10cm (3.9in)
Spread Up to 15cm (5.9in)
patioalpine & rockery
Sun or semi shade
Cosmos bipinnatus 'Psyche White'
Cosmos bipinnatus 'Sensation Mixed'
Antirrhinum majus 'Circus Clowns'
Gazania splendens 'New Day Mix' F1 Hybrid
Cosmos sulphureus 'Brightness Mixed'
Thunbergia alata 'Blushing Susie'
Thunbergia alata 'Superstar Orange'
How to sow small seeds
Reasons to buy your seeds from Thompson & Morgan
1 Packet (1000 Seeds) (23835)
Sow lobelia from late winter to mid spring on the surface of a good seed compost and gently firm down. Place the seed tray in a propagator at a temperature of 18-24C (65-75F) or seal it inside a polythene bag. Keep the soil damp but not wet. Do not exclude light as this aids germination which usually takes 14-21 days.
When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant and grow them on in cooler conditions until large enough to plant outdoors. When lobelia plants are well grown and all risk of frost has passed, acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7 to 10 days. Transplant outdoors in full sun or semi-shade on moist, fertile, well drained soil at a distance of 10cm (4") apart.
Caution: irritant to skin and eyes
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Lobelia erinus 'Crystal Palace'