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Lobelia x speciosa 'Tania' (Lobelia 'Tania')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.7m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.4m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity
Toxic - Severe discomfort may result if ingested
Toxic - Severe discomfort may result if ingested
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name: Lobelia x speciosa 'Tania'

Other names: Lobelia 'Tania'

Genus: Lobelia Lobelia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Sparkling Ruby' is an upright, clump-forming, slightly hairy perennial, often grown as an annual or biennial, with erect, brown stems bearing ovate to oblong, glossy dark-green leaves, purple-flushed when young, and upright, leafy, terminal racemes of 2-lipped, magenta flowers from summer into autumn.


Lobelia x speciosa 'Tania' is: Deciduous

Flower: Magenta in Summer; Magenta in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green, Flushed purple in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

Habit: Clump-forming, Upright

Toxicity: Severe discomfort may result if ingested

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Slugs Slugs

Diseases: May be prone to a virus

Specific diseases: Crown rot Crown rot

General care

Pruning: Cut back after flowering.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation: Seed cam be sown as early as late winter.. REGISTER to read more...

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


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Where to grow

Lobelia x speciosa 'Tania' (Lobelia 'Tania') will reach a height of 0.7m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal

Cultivation: Plant in deep, fertile, reliably moist soil in sun or partial shade. Feed every 2 weeks with a balanced liquid fertilizer until midsummer and a low nitrogen fertilizer for the remainder of the growing season.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Lobelia x speciosa 'Tania'

Other names: Lobelia 'Tania'

Genus: Lobelia Lobelia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Sparkling Ruby' is an upright, clump-forming, slightly hairy perennial, often grown as an annual or biennial, with erect, brown stems bearing ovate to oblong, glossy dark-green leaves, purple-flushed when young, and upright, leafy, terminal racemes of 2-lipped, magenta flowers from summer into autumn.


Lobelia x speciosa 'Tania' is: Deciduous

Flower: Magenta in Summer; Magenta in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green, Flushed purple in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

Habit: Clump-forming, Upright

Toxicity: Severe discomfort may result if ingested

Watch out for

Specific pests: Slugs

Diseases: May be prone to a virus

Specific diseases: Crown rot

General care

Pruning: Cut back after flowering.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation: Seed cam be sown as early as late winter.. REGISTER to read more...

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


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Lobelia x speciosa 'Tania' (Lobelia 'Tania') will reach a height of 0.7m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal

Cultivation: Plant in deep, fertile, reliably moist soil in sun or partial shade. Feed every 2 weeks with a balanced liquid fertilizer until midsummer and a low nitrogen fertilizer for the remainder of the growing season.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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