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Lobelia x speciosa 'Vedrariensis'

Dramatic spikes of royal purple flowers in late summer. Needs damp soil in summer so is ideal for bog gardens. Height to 1.2m. Hardy

At a glance

Type
Hardy perennial
Height
90cm to 1.2m
Colour
Purple
Spread Rate
Moderate
Flowering
Late Summer
Pollination
Attractive to pollinators

Sue's Notes

Although this plant is perennial it can be a bit tricky to get through the winter as it is prone to rotting. Many growers recommend a dry mulch of bark chips or similar. It's also very attractive to slugs. But it is easily grown from seed as an insurance against loss.

 
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