Queen Victoria Lobelia is a magnificent visual delight with regal, crimson blooms on darker burgundy foliage. Flowers bloom on spikes late summer through early fall on these vigorous plants. CUSTOMER FAVORITE from Maine to the Pacific Coast! This pond plant should be planted in moist, rich, loam soil in full to part sun. Queen Victoria Lobelia attracts butterflies and hummingbirds! Queen Victoria Lobelia adds color late in the season in your bog area or in borders in your flower bed. A lovely addition to any flower bed or water garden feature. The dark foliage is a nice contrast next to other green foliage in the pond or terrestrial garden.
Height Grows to 30 inches tall
Width 12 - 18 inch spread
Sunlight Requirements Full sun to part shade (Part shade in extremely hot climates)
Moisture Requirements Moist soil to wet with up to three inches of water above the soil in the pond
Bloom Red blooms on dark-red foliage late summer through fall
Zone Hardy in zones 4 - 9
Plant your Queen Victoria Lobelia in a 2 gallon container or a large, fabric planting container. Use loam soil and allow up to 3 inches of water above the soil. Plant in full sun in the pond. Fertilize throughout the growing/blooming season with a slow release fertilizer like Waterlily World Fertilizer Tabs.
For terrestrial gardens, plant your Queen Victoria Lobelia in full sun to part shade in evenly moist soil. In extremely hot climates 'part shade' is a must! Fertilize with conventional fertilizer like Miracle Gro throughout the growing/blooming season. Hardy in zones 4 - 9