Lobelia Crystal Palace

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Produces vivid blue flowers and striking bronze foliage on ball-shaped, very dwarf, compact plants.

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Lobelia Crystal Palace

Lobelia Crystal Palace hardy needs describing and is probably the most utilised variety by gardeners, seen almost everywhere, usually edging gardens / borders with vivid blue flowers and striking bronze foliage on ball-shaped, very dwarf, compact plants. Prefers a sunny position and can also be utilised very effectively in hanging baskets. Grows to a height of 6in. and a spread of 12in.

Cultivation Advice Lobelia Crystal Palace

  • Sow 4-8 weeks prior to the last frost under cover with warmth at 18-24C (65-75F)
  • in a good fine seed compost.
  • Sow seeds on surface of compost and gently firm down the compost.
  • Keep soil damp but not wet, sealing in a polythene bag after sowing is helpful to retain humidity
  • and save watering whilst young.
  • Do not exclude light.
  • Germination takes 10-21 days depending on temperature.
  • When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant in bunches to trays and grow on in cooler conditions.
  • Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost,
  • 10cm (4in) apart in a sunny spot in light, moist soil.