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Lobelia

Lobelia spp.

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

50cm

20cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    This plant has a mild fragrance

    More images

    Lobelia (aka)
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    A photo of Lobelia

    Overview

    Lobelia is a genus of flowering plants with around 400 annuals, perennial and shrubby species from warm temperate regions around the world. All have simple, alternate leaves and 2-lipped, tubular flowers with five lobes (2 erect and the lower 3 fanned out). Though they vary enormously, Lobelia species make a popular ornamental garden plant for its abundant flowering and intense colour.

    Common problems

    Generally pest and disease free

      Harvesting

      Generally not harvested

      Propagation

      Seed

      Division

      Special Features

      Attractive flowers

      Attracts bees