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Lobelia pendula 'Blue Cascade'

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Family: Campanulaceae (kam-pan-yew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lobelia (low-BEE-lee-a) (Info)
Species: pendula (PEND-yoo-luh) (Info)
Cultivar: Blue Cascade

Synonym:Lobelia erinus var. pendula

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

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:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral pjmdirt On Jul 29, 2013, pjmdirt from Orrville, OH wrote:

Beautiful plant w/ showy flowers for about 5 wks, until began dying back. Two of four plants now apparently dead. Planted in bed w/ commercial mulch w/ preen; did that affect the plants? If so, why only half of them?

Regional...

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

Orrville, Ohio
Salt Lake City, Utah



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