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

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
Additional cultivar information:(Regatta series)

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

Regional

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

Martinez, California

Pullman, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

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.