Laguna® Compact Blue with Eye Lobelia | Proven Winners®

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Features

Characteristics

Plant Needs

The bright blue flowers have a bright white eye and are large for a lobelia. The plant is semi-upright with good summer performance.

  • Award Winner
  • Deadheading Not Necessary

Characteristics

Plant Type:

Annual

Height Category:

Short

Garden Height:

8 - 12 Inches

Spacing:

10 - 12 Inches, 6 - 8 Inches

Foliage Colors:

Green

Flower Colors:

Blue

Flower Shade:

Deep Blue with a White Eye

Foliage Shade:

Green

Habit:

Mounded

Container Role:

Filler

Attracts:

Bees, Butterflies

Plant Needs

Light Requirement:

Part Sun to Sun

Maintenance Category:

Easy

Bloom Time:

Continuous Bloom, Long Blooming, Planting To Frost, Rebloomer

Hardiness Zones:

10a, 10b, 11a, 11b, 9a, 9b

Water Category:

Average

Uses:

Container, Edging Plant, Landscape, Mass Planting

Light Requirement:

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Uses Notes: 

Use in hanging baskets, window boxes, landscaping and combinations.

Maintenance Notes: 

Self cleaning, no deadheading necessary. Laguna does not like "wet feet". Be sure that you do not keep the soil wet. Allow the soil surface to dry before watering again.

These newer types of Lobelia are much more heat tolerant than past plants. They will reliably bloom in warm temperatures unless night temperatures stay in the upper 70's or above. If you experience an extended time period with high night temperatures the plants may flush out of bloom, however, the plants themselves should continue to look good. If the plants do go out of flower using a sharp pair of scissors or pruning shears to give the plants a "haircut" - a slight overall trim - should encourage additional branching. Additional branching will result in increased flower power once the plants begin blooming again after night temperatures fall.

The plants may be trimmed back at anytime if you feel they could use it.

A yearly application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.

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