Scientific Name: Lobelia erinus
Common Name: lobelia
Family Name: Campanulaceae
Origin: Africa
Hardiness Zone: Zone 10: (-1 to 4 °C)
Plant Type: Annual
Mature Size: 0.1 - 0.2m x 0.1 - 0.3m (height x width)
Habit: Dense, Spreading
Form: Mounded
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Bedding plant, Container planting, Summer interest
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Linear, Obovate, Serrate
Flowers: Raceme, White, Blue, Violet, Pink, Jun-Jul-Aug-Sep
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Oct-Nov
Key ID Features:
Trailing perennial; stem leaves 1.5cm long, narrow, linear, serrate,mid-dark green; flowers 5cm, raceme, tubular, blue/violet, Apr-June.