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PlantFiles: Edging Lobelia, Annual Lobelia
Lobelia erinus 'Techno Blue'

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Family: Campanulaceae (kam-pan-yew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lobelia (low-BEE-lee-a) (Info)
Species: erinus (EAR-rin-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Techno Blue
Additional cultivar information: (Techno™series)

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Category:
Annuals

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive SusanLouise On Aug 18, 2009, SusanLouise from Lincoln, NE (Zone 5b) wrote:

This is a wonderful plant to put in a pot or a hanging basket with other plants as a filler and to add color and interest...

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lincoln, Nebraska
Centerville, South Carolina
Knoxville, Tennessee
Austin, Texas



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