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Compliment Red Lobelia

Lobelia x speciosa 'Compliment Red'

SKU
00984
Extraordinary dark blood red flowers provide an exceptional show! This versatile plant performs in problem wet spots and even standing water, making a great accent for pond side borders and water gardens. Draws hummingbirds and butterflies. Herbaceous perennial.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - prefers constantly moist soil.

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Botanical Pronunciationlow-BEE-lee-uh spee-see-OH-suh
Average Size at MaturityFast grower to 30 in. tall, 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeBlood-red flowers summer to fall.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Growth HabitNarrow
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseCutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly - prefers constantly moist soil.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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