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Lobelia erinus 'Magadi Compact Blue Plus Eye'

Magadi Compact Blue Plus Eye Lobelia

Lobelia

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Description

Magadi Compact Blue Plus Eye Lobelia features dainty royal blue flowers with white eyes at the ends of the stems from mid spring to mid fall. Its tiny narrow leaves remain green in color throughout the season.

Landscape Attributes

Magadi Compact Blue Plus Eye Lobelia is an herbaceous perennial with a trailing habit of growth, eventually spilling over the edges of hanging baskets and containers. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep. Trim off the flower heads after they fade and die to encourage more blooms late into the season. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Magadi Compact Blue Plus Eye Lobelia is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Rock/Alpine Gardens;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Groundcover;Hanging Baskets

Planting & Growing

Magadi Compact Blue Plus Eye Lobelia will grow to be about 10 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 10 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 8 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 5 years. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen!

Light Requirement:

partial shade

partial shade

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

9b

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10 inches

10 inches

Deer Resistant:

false

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