Starship Scarlet Lobelia Seeds

Starship Scarlet Lobelia Seeds

Doesn't Mind a Bit of Shade or Wind!

Hummingbirds love its long, late season!

Item # 51429-PK-P1
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Genus Lobelia
Species x speciosa
Variety 'Starship Scarlet'
Item Form (P) Pkt of 20 seeds
Zone 6 - 10
Bloom Start to End Mid Summer - Mid Fall
Habit Compact
Seeds Per Pack 20
Plant Height 20 in - 24 in
Plant Width 6 in - 20 in
Additional Characteristics Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Flower, Free Bloomer, Hummingbird Lovers, Long Bloomers, Season Extenders
Bloom Color Red
Foliage Color Black, Burgundy
Light Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Requirements Dry, Moist,  well-drained, Wet
Resistance Cold Hardy, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant
Soil Tolerance Clay, Normal,  loamy
Uses Border, Containers, Cut Flowers, Outdoor

Review Summary
(Based on 1 Reviews)

5 star rating
Overall Rating: 5.0 / 5.0


5 star rating
Wow, this is a keeper! Stunning visually and was easy in grow.
GaryPNW from WA wrote on January 17, 2017

I always wonder when I buy seed if it will grow well and live up to the hype? Our expirence is that this Starship is stellar class. Grew quickly from seed with some plants blooming the first year. Even small potted plants overwintered well (Seattle). Then they reignited the 2nd year to full size, blasting forth spikes covered with long lasting, brilliant scarlet colored flowers. The plants stand upright without staking, unlike other older varieties we have grown. They are green leaved not bronze and this was a beautiful contrast ... like Xmas in July. Starship then bloomed continuously until frost, which kept the revisiting hummingbirds quite entertained. Thus, I can reported being mesmerized by this beautiful thing and not burned. Constellation Suggestion: we paired Starship with Canna Tropicanna which made it look like it was soaring out of fire! Riveted our eyes there from across the yard. So Starship holds her own visually against any other plant. Stunning contribution to our yard. Thank You!

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