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  • lobelia 'Mrs Clibran'
  • Eventual height: 0.15m
  • Eventual spread: 0.15m

Lobelia erinus 'Mrs Clibran'

lobelia 'Mrs Clibran'

RHS award of garden merit RHS endorsed product
approx 2500 seeds £2.40
approx 2500 seeds £2.40
  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: June-October
  • Hardiness: tender (needs frost protection)

    An easy to grow, tolerant perennial with crisp white flowers and slightly musk scented leaves. Pollen rich flowers are attractive to beneficial insects, great for a sunny border.
    Winner of an Royal Horticultural Society, Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.
    Part of the seed range produced by Mr Fothergill’s Seeds in partnership with the RHS.

  • Garden care: Sow thinly in trays of seed compost, do not cover seed with compost. Firm gently and keep moist. Cover with glass, polythene or propagatpr lid. Keep at approx. 15-20C. Seedlings appear 14-21 days. Remove cover when seedling appear. Do not overwater at seedling stage. When large enough transplant little clumps of seedlings 5cm apart in trays. Grow on at approx. 10-15C. Stand outside for a few days late May (avoid frosts). Transplant 10cm apart in flowering position. Keep moist and weed free. Trim back after flowering to encourage a second fluch of colour.

  • Sow: February-April

  • Flowering: June-October

  • Approximate quantity 2500