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PlantFiles: Edging Lobelia, Annual Lobelia, Trailing Lobelia
Lobelia erinus 'Regatta Blue Splash'

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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: Regatta Blue Splash

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Category:
Annuals

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Medium Blue
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured

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:
Non-patented

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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Profile:

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1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral CanadaGoose On Jun 6, 2003, CanadaGoose from Oakville, ON (Zone 5b) wrote:

My favorite amongst the trailing lobelias. They need consistent moisture without being too wet. Tend to die if allowed to dry out and do much better in shade than sun.

Regional...

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

Martinez, California
Pullman, Washington



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