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Lobelia erinus 'Crystal Palace'

Half-hardy Annual

What is Half-Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Can be grown outdoors but requires winter protection from frosts and temperatures below 0C.

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Dwarf

Easy to grow

A sparkling addition to beds and containers

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Height Up to 10cm (3.9in)
Spread Up to 15cm (5.9in)

Half-hardy Annual

patioalpine & rockery

Sun or semi shade

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Description
Dainty, deep blue lobelia flowers smother neat globes of foliage that form very dwarf, compact plants. Lobelia 'Crystal Palace' makes a sparkling addition to beds, containers, flower Pouches® and window-boxes, and even looks well placed in the rockery. An easy to grow annual that is deservedly popular for its versatility and long flowering period. Height: 10cm (4"). Spread: 15cm (6").

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1 packet (1000 lobelia seeds) (23835)

Sowing

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.

More Info
Feed and water lobelia plants frequently throughout the summer to promote an endless supply of delicate lobelia flowers. Caution: irritant to skin and eyes.
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