Week 18 – May 06, 2021

Plant Information

Riviera Midnight Blue Lobelia

  • Riviera Midnight Blue Lobelia - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Lobelia erinus

Common Name: Compact Lobelia

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Early Spring

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Frost Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Height: 5" (13cm)

Width: 8" (20cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun

General Information: Compact habit makes for a great splash of color in flower beds and mixed combinations.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 5 to 6 weeks

  • Extra early-flowering series blooms about 15 days earlier than standard varieties for reduced bench time and extended selling season.
  • Ball-shaped plants stay compact and mounded, making them perfect for beds, borders, containers and colour bowls. 

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