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Lobelia speciosa - 'Vedrariensis'

Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Spiky Foliage / Spiky Upright Form, Architectural Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Violet Flowers (Summer early), Red Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Half hardy
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Lobelia speciosa:

  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Lobelia speciosa

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations

Design & Plant Use for Lobelia speciosa:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
If you like this plant you may also be interested in these:
architectural plants
plants for heavy clay soils
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