Lobelia Cardinalis Queen Victoria

 

Lobelia Cardinalis Queen Victoria. A short-lived perennial with an upright stature. Attractive deep purple-red stems and leaves, scarlet coloured flowers from late summer to mid-autumn. Max Height 90cm. Max Spread 30cm. Flowers August to October. Excellent border perennial, Harmful if eaten.

 

 

Plant in moist fertile. Full sun / Partial shade, Hardy.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.