Latin Name – Lobelia x speciosa
Sowing Instructions -Sow indoors in February. Press seed into the soil, do not cover the seed. Germinate at 64°F/18°C for 14-20 days. Needs light to sprout. Transplant 4-6 weeks later, grow plants coot at 50 – 57°F/10-14°C. Use multi-pots or 4 in/10 cm pots in strips for bedding plants. Plants will withstand light frost if they are gradually hardened to cool outdoor temperatures in early May. Plants are heavy feeders – pH 5.5 – 6.0 and prefer well drained soil with plenty of humus. Transplant outdoors in late April or early May through June 10th.
Hints and Tips – A great tall novelty for massed beds.
Approx seeds – 10