(Lobelia speciosa ‘Red’)
An upright shrub for moist to boggy gardens that is easy to grow and forms an eye catching border.
Heads of large red flowers on upright spikes over summer.
POSITION & USES
Plant in the front of a perennial or herb garden or as a border to a driveway in part to full sun with a moist soil.
Remove spent flower heads to prevent self seeding and cut back in spring to promote new growth. Water regularly during summer and autumn and do not let plant dry out.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed from spring to late autumn will keep it looking its best and growing well.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||8|
|Habit||A clump forming shrub with strong upright stems.|
|Position||Full Sun to Part Shade, Moderate Frost|