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Russian Princess Lobelia

Lobelia x speciosa 'Russian Princess'

Item 072511

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USDA Zone:
4-9
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
  • Light Needs
    Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly - prefers constantly moist soil.
Description:

Vivid spikes of magenta flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies and are excellent for cutting. Glossy foliage emerges red in spring, turning burgundy to bronze throughout the season. Strong upright burgundy stems add winter interest. Adds a great vertical accent to mixed borders, cottage gardens or containers. Herbaceous.

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Average Landscape Size
Reaches 18 - 20 in. tall and wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Lobelia x speciosa 'Russian Princess'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Herbaceous
Growth Rate: No
Special Feature: Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Tolerates Wet Soils
Foliage Color: Burgundy
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers ,   Flowers for Cutting
Bloom Time: Magenta pink flowers, summer through early fall
Flower Color: Pink
Garden Style: Tropical ,   Contemporary

Adaptable to most soil types, but performs best in rich, moist soils. Provide shelter from hot afternoon sun. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge.

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