Fan Scarlet Lobelia

Lobelia x speciosa 'Fan Scarlet'

A great accent for moist borders, near a pond or water garden, this vigorous perennial performs even in problem wet spots or standing water. Extraordinary scarlet red flowers draw hummingbirds and butterflies. Herbaceous perennial.
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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly - prefers constantly moist soil.

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Botanical Pronunciationlow-BEE-lee-uh spee-see-OH-suh
LoreCaution: foliage may be a skin irritant or toxic if ingested.
Average Size at MaturityReaches 20-28 in. tall and 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeScarlet red blooms Summer to Fall.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Wet Soils, Fast Growing
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly - prefers constantly moist soil.

Best planted in rich, moist soils, but adaptable. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Prune old foliage before new leaves emerge.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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