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Laguna® White Lobelia erinus

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Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
12" 24"
Height
8 - 12"
Spread
12 - 24"
  • Details

    Features

    If you can DIGIT, I can GROW in it.

    White flowers all season on cascading plants; good summer performance; low maintenance

    Best Seller
    Deadheading Not Necessary
    Attracts: 
    Butterflies

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    8 - 12 Inches
    Trails Up To: 
    24 Inches
    Spacing: 
    6 - 10 Inches
    Spread: 
    12 - 24 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    White
    Flower Shade: 
    White
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Planting To Frost
    Hardiness Zones: 
    9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    Use in hanging baskets, combinations, window boxes and landscapes

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Self cleaning, no deadheading necessary. Laguna does not like "wet feet". Be sure that you do not keep the soil wet. Allow the soil surface to dry before watering again.

    These newer types of Lobelia are much more heat tolerant than past plants. They will reliably bloom in warm temperatures unless night temperatures stay in the upper 70's or above. If you experience an extended time period with high night temperatures the plants may flush out of bloom, however, the plants themselves should continue to look good. If the plants do go out of flower using a sharp pair of scissors or pruning shears to give the plants a "haircut" - a slight overall trim - should encourage additional branching. Additional branching will result in increased flower power once the plants begin blooming again after night temperatures fall.

    The plants may be trimmed back at anytime if you feel they could use it.

    A yearly application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.

    Bred to take the summer heat better than typical lobelias, Laguna varieties are compact yet full, semi-upright plants covered in true blue or white, self-cleaning blossoms. Choose which color you prefer when you buy. They are ideal low maintenance plants for hanging baskets, window boxes, combination containers, and landscapes.

    Laguna® White Lobelia erinus 'Lobtrawi' USPP 18,216, Can 3,030
  • 2 Reviews

    • I have white lobelia is 4 different containers for first time this year. Have been watering almost every morning due to heat. They are so pretty. I am also fascinated by the fact that they are turning blue in the pots that I have larkspur in!

      Candace Wilson
      North Carolina
      United States
      19 weeks ago
      Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    • I purchased 2 plants, which are together in a container, by themselves, in part sun/part shade. After 3 wks they stopped blooming entirely and are starting to brown. No flowers whatsoever now, just brown/green foliage. Very disappointed.

      Debbie Smith
      Massachusetts
      United States
      8 years ago
      Unsatisfied Did not survive, inferior performance or did not bloom well - won't grow again.
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