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Russian Princess Lobelia

Dramatic bronzy-red foliage

  • SKU: 69293
  • Zones: 4-9
  • Height: 36 - 48 inches
  • Shade Requirement: Partial Shade
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer to fall.
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Russian Princess Lobelia

Description
An altogether beautiful plant, Russian Princess bears bold magenta-pink flowers atop low mounds of rich burgundy foliage all summer long. Makes a dramatic addition to a perennial bed or sunny border. They look amazing when planted en masse, or even in smaller groups of threes or fives. Alternatively, plant this lobelia variety in a decorative container for a textural mixed display that can easily be moved around the landscape. Plus, because lobelia likes to get their feet wet, they do very well in waterside plantings. Blooms are funnel-shaped, making them highly attractive to pollinators such as butterflies and hummingbirds. Prefers full to partly sunny spaces. Easy to grow and maintain in average to moist soil with a moderate growth rate. Lobelia speciosa 'Russian Princess'
Product Details
  • Botanical NameLobelia speciosa 'Russian Princess'
  • Ships AsPOTTED
  • Height36 - 48 inches
  • Spacing12 - 24 inches
  • Spread12 - 24 inches
  • Light RequirementsPartial Shade
  • Color Descriptionred
  • Foliage TypeLeaves tinged red, stems usually have a bronze cast.
  • Bloom TimeMidsummer to fall.
  • Flower FormTall strong spikes.
  • Soil RequirementsLoamy soil with ample moisture and nutrients.
  • Growth RateVigorous
  • PruningCut stems to the ground. After flowering.
  • Winter CareBelow -22 degrees F, mulch is recommended.
  • Additional InformationThis hybrid was developed in Ottawa, Canada by Wray Bowden.
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Zones4-9
  • Planting InstructionsBecause of height, sheltered position out of the wind is best.
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**Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August

ZONE Perennials &
Potted Plants
1A-4B 4/30/18 - 6/22/18
5A 4/2/18 - 6/22/18
5B 3/19/18 - 6/22/18
6A & 6B 3/5/18 - 6/22/18
7A & 7B 2/26/18 - 6/22/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/25/18
9A-10B 2/12/18 - 5/25/18
 Last Order Date   Zones 1-7: June 18th 
 Zones 8-10: May 21st 



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