Lobelia Blue Mrs. Clibran Lobelia Erinus is a herbaceous perennial plant native to southern Africa. Lobelia Blue Mrs. Clibran seeds can be started indoors 10 - 12 weeks before the last frost or planted directly outdoors in spring. In most climate zones, Lobelia Erinus is grown as an annual plant. Lobelia Blue Mrs. Clibran blooms all summer long, and the mounds of extremely showy and bright, blue flowers create the stunning display of blue color.
Lobelia Blue Mrs. Clibran is fabulous as a flowering ground cover, and other garden uses include mass planting, containers, hanging baskets, window boxes, rock and butterfly gardens. Lobelia Erinus seeds germinate in 14-21 days, and once established, Lobelia Mrs. Clibran grows in sun or partial shade enjoying fertile, moist but well drained soil.
Height: 4-5 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer
Environment: Full Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Rich/Moist well-drained, pH 5.5-6.5
USDA Zones: 10-11 (As Perennial) All regions of North America (As Annual)
Sow Indoors: Winter (10-12 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring
Seed Depth: Surface sowing - press seeds slightly into the soil
Germination Time: 14-21 Days