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Lobelia 'Queen Victoria' (Lobelia 'Queen Victoria')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
1m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Lobelia 'Queen Victoria'

Other names: Lobelia 'Queen Victoria'

Genus: Lobelia Lobelia

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

Habit: Upright

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Slugs Slugs

Specific diseases: Crown rot Crown rot

General care

Pruning: Cut down faded flower spikes in autumn. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

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

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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Botanical name: Lobelia 'Queen Victoria'

Other names: Lobelia 'Queen Victoria'

Genus: Lobelia Lobelia

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

Habit: Upright

Watch out for

Specific pests: Slugs

Specific diseases: Crown rot

General care

Pruning: Cut down faded flower spikes in autumn. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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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

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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