Genus Species: Lobelia alata
Common / Product Name:
Habit: GROUND COVER (GC)
Height x Width: 0.3m x Trailing
Frost Tolerance: Low
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Moist / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Low
Drought Tolerance: Low
Origin: Australian Plant
Evergreen: Herbaceous perennial
Flowering: starts: Spring
Flower Colour: Mauve
Irrigation: Requires moist conditions with good drainage in shaded to heavy shaded conditions, or can be planted as an annual for spring flowering.
Lower Temperatures: Low frost tolerance temperatures as low as 1°C for short periods needs to be planted in protected areas.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures extending from Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C for short periods, requires soil to be kept moist.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.