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Botanical name: Lobelia 'Queen Victoria'
Other names: Lobelia 'Queen Victoria'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Queen Victoria' _ 'Queen Victoria' is a short-lived herbaceous perennial with dark red, oblong leaves and racemes of bright scarlet, two-lipped flowers in late summer and autumn.
Lobelia 'Queen Victoria' is: Deciduous
Flower: Dark-red in Summer; Dark-red in Autumn
Foliage: Green, Purple, Red in Summer
Specific pests: Slugs
Specific diseases: Crown rot
Pruning: Cut down faded flower spikes in autumn. . REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Lobelia 'Queen Victoria' (Lobelia 'Queen Victoria') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Containers, Bog garden
Cultivation: Plant in deep, fertile, reliably moist soil such as a bog garden in full sun or partial shade. Protect with a dry winter mulch. This plant can be short-lived.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Boggy damp conditions, Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: South, East, West
Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)
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