Lobelia (Lobelia erinus)

A useful annual for the rock garden, containers, hanging baskets or as an edging in the border. Lobelia often does better in the cooler weather and often goes out of bloom when it gets hot. Look for heat tolerant cultivars.

  • Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Sun/Shade
  • Mature Height: 6 - 12 Inches
  • Soil Conditions: Moist, Well-Drained 
  • Bloom Color: Bi-color, Blue, Purple, White
  • Bloom Season: June - October
  • Hardiness: Tender Annual
  • Size: Small
Caring for Lobelia
  • Sun to shade in moist well-drained soil
  • Shear back after first bloom, fertilize and water to maintain flowering in the summer.