Lobelia Erinus Rosamond has carmine-rose colored flowers with white centers and compact growth habit with leafy, branching stems. Lobelias are tender perennial plants, perfect for edging or containers.
Lobelia plants do well in moist, rich soil and will continue to self-sow once established.
Taxonomy: Lobelia Erinus Rosamond
Life Cycle: Annual
USDA Zones: 3 - 9
Height: 4 - 5 inches
Width: 6 inches
Bloom Season: Summer through fall
Bloom Color: Carmine-rose with white eye
Growth Rate: Moderate
Light Requirement: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Well-drained soil, pH 5.5 - 6.5
Deer Resistant: Yes
Package includes: Lobelia Erinus Rosamond 500 Seeds
Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Press lightly into the soil but do not cover
Sowing Rate: 12 seeds per plant
Moisture: Keep soil slightly moist but not wet until seeds germinate
Plant Spacing: 6 inches
Start Lobelia seed indoors 10 - 12 weeks before the last frost in your region. Since Lobelia seeds are very small, sprinkle them on top of finely prepared soil without covering them. After all danger of frost is passed, transplant Lobelia seedlings spacing them 6 inches apart. Remove flower spikes after blooming to produce further growth.
You can also plant Lobelia directly outdoors. However, Lobelia seeds started outdoors will begin flowering two months after seed was sown.
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Estimated delivery time 3-9 days (depending on your location).
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They're growing on nicely. It is too early for transplanting, but I will try to provide an update as time grows by.
These seeds are very tiny. I sowed the seeds following the instruction provided.
They began to germinate in 3 weeks and had a very high rate of germination.
I followed the instructions exactly and only few seed germinated.
Buying these for second year and good germination rate. They looked amazing ! They need light and heat for germination.
The germination was great! They are still young plant so I can't comment the the color or bloom.