Lobelia 'Sapphire'

Lobelia ‘Sapphire’

Lobelia

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Lobelia 'Sapphire'
  • Common name: Lobelia
  • Family: Campanulaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Blue

Foliage colour:

Green

Trailing lobelia is the perfect plant for growing in hanging baskets, window boxes and summer container displays. With a neat, trailing habit, flowers spill over the sides of containers, bearing masses of deep blue flowers over a long period.

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Lobelia ‘Sapphire’ has intense purple-blue flowers, contrasting with bright green foliage. It looks spectacular when planted amongst other blue-flowered plants, as well as flowers in a range of primary colours. For best results grow in sun to partial shade in rich, moisture-retentive soil. Keep plants well watered and feed fornightly with a potash-rich fertiliser.

How to grow Lobelia 'Sapphire'

  • Plant size

    10cm height

    25cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, dappled shade, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / chalky / alkaline / acidic
  • Plant care: Needs regular watering in pots

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do Sow in March

Do Sow in April

Do not Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do not Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Lobelia 'Sapphire' and wildlife

Lobelia 'Sapphire' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Lobelia 'Sapphire' poisonous?

Lobelia 'Sapphire' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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