Lobelia laxiflora growing shrub of the genus Lobelia also known as Mexican lobelia, Lobelia laxiflora perennial semi evergreen in colder climate grow as annual plant and used as ornamental plant and attract pollinators, groundcover plant (it’s not spreading but possible to plant very close to other plants), can grow in subtropical, mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone: 9-11 (as perennial) 4-9 (as annual).
Leaves color green in oval shape.
Lobelia laxiflora flower
Flower color red with yellow in cone shape.
Lobelia laxiflora for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow Lobelia laxiflora growing and care:
Well drained soil
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No
Difficulties or problems when growing: Might be invasive
Planting season: Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases: Aphids, mites
Pruning season: All year
How to prune: Dead leaves and flowers
Size of the plant? 3-7 inches, 10-16 cm
Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing
Water requirement: Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? No
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes
Bloom season? Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower: Flying bug shape flower with 3 bottom lobes and 2 in the top, color can be: blue, purple, white or pink