Perennial Lobelias look stunning planted in groups towards the back of a mixed herbaceous border. This species has the ability to produce spikes of vibrant blue flowers that sit beautifully on top of lance-shaped, lightly toothed foliage. The leaves are up to 20 cm (8 in) long and 5 cm (2 in) broad, lanceolate to oval, with a toothed margin. The plant produces long-lasting flowers that blossom during the late summer to mid-fall time. If you decide to leave them in the garden, cut them back by one-half to two-thirds to encourage fall blooms. (='Kompliment Tiefrot') The perennial Lobelias have upright spikes of large flowers, not at all like the more familiar trailing types grown in hanging baskets. Foliage consists of hardy green and bronze-purple leaves. They are terrific plants for the boggy garden, adapting well to ‘wet feet', but growing equally well under average conditions. In harsh climates it will die after flowering and setting seeds. Cardinal Flower provides bold color for the late summer to early autumn garden. Height to 80cm . Lobelia Tania is a rather exotic looking variety with green foliage (often rather variegated and red-flushed when young) on erect reddish-brown stems which produce, in the later summer months and into the autumn, striking flowers in a shade which we have seen described variously as magenta, crimson-purple, purplish-red etc etc. Annual lobelias are low-growing plants, typically reaching 12-14 inches in height max. It has been called the reddest red in nature and flourishes in wet areas near ponds or streams. A replacement for 'Vulcan Red'. Annuals vs. Perennials. C $2.97. Choose from individual colour options or buy the full collection. Reaching up to a height of 1m, they will give colour and form to late summer and autumn borders. Common Name: Cardinal Flower, Hybrid Lobelia. Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis): hardy perennial, with red flowers and an upright growth habit; Great lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica): hardy perennial, with blue flowers and an upright habitLobelia erinus 'Laguna': tender perennial, with blue flowers and a trailing habit. Hardy from zones 3-9. Was: Previous Price C $3.46. L. speciosa is more adaptable than other Lobelias to various soil types and moisture levels. Extraordinary dark blood red flowers provide an exceptional show! Perennial lobelias are useful for difficult wet locations in full sun or partial shade. Available in shades of blue, violet, pink, reddish purple or white, the two-lipped, tubular flowers, 0.5 in. CARDINAL FLOWER Lobelia Cardinalis Red Perennial Hummingbirds! 'Queen Victoria' differs from the species in its vigor, tremendous flower output, and leaf color. With perfect growing conditions, it will grow year after year. This perennial has similar excellent bronzing on the leaves to its predecessor, but adds better basal branching and is earlier to flower. Plant Name: Vulcan Red Lobelia speciosa Brand: PROVEN WINNERS® Characteristics: Perennial Type: Deciduous Light Requirement: Part Sun Mature Height: 24–32 Inches Mature Spread: 10–14 Inches Habitat: Upright Foliage Colors: Purples Flower Color: Reds Bloom Time: Summer-Fall Hardiness Zones: 6-10 Uses: Border Plant, Landscape, Waters Edge or Bog Plant What customers like: Bright Flowers … They are terrific plants for the boggy garden, adapting well to ‘wet feet', but growing equally well under average conditions. Also known as the great lobelia or the great blue lobelia, the Lobelia siphilitica is a North American native upright and popular perennial. Perennial Encyclopedia Perennial ... Mexican Lobelia. Lobelia Starship Scarlet is a fantastic fiery perennial plant, with intense scarlet red flowers carried on tall stems 60-80cms tall. Lobelia Plants. 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