Lobelia erinus 'Sapphire' (Trailing)

40 plus 20 FREE plug plants - trailing lobelia

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20th - 24th April £19.99
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Buy Lobelia erinus 'Sapphire' (Trailing) 40 plus 20 FREE plug plants - trailing lobelia: Intense, cascading colour

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: May to the first frosts
  • Hardiness: tender (needs frost protection)

    Jazz up summer hanging baskets and windowboxes with this impressive trailing lobelia. The flowers are an intense shade of magenta-purple, and to say they appear in profusion would be an understatement! They look spectacular when planted with rich blues, purples, pinks and silver too.

    Grown in individual plug cells, each plant measures about 5 - 7cm tall (from the base of the root to the top of the plant). They are ideal for keen gardeners who have a greenhouse where the plants can be grown on until they are ready for planting out in the garden once all chance of frost has passed.

    Please note that as we grow these for especially for you, we need to take full payment when you place your order so as to reserve stock for you. See above for despatch dates for this particular plant. To ensure that your plants arrive in the best possible condition each pack will be despatched individually.

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This Lobelia was a good doer in spite of hot/dry weather


Always looking out for a strong lobelia to add a pop of colour in pots

Oxford Gardener



Great doer!


Used it in wall hangers on the patio gave interest and colour for months as a backdrop for other plants.

her outdoors



Very Happy


I ordered these as plug plants and they were very healthy. I used them everywhere, in pots, baskets many kinds of containers and had a beautiful sea of flowers that lasted into autumn! I also discovered that our rabbit population also loves these flowers, had to re-adjust pot heights to avoid the rabbits destruction.




A true royal blue!


I added the lobelia to other half hardy annuals in pots. They trailed before long&loved the sun. The shade of blue is delightful&they complemented well the other plants in the pots. They actually flowered well into November here in Scotland which was a lovely surprise!




Nice strong young plants


I used these for baskets and containers. Plants were large and healthy - genuinely garden ready. Worth the price if you don't want to bring plants on.


Tyne and Wear



4.8 6


Dear Crocus, Sounds great - can I confirm that the plants will be all one colour - sapphire blue as pictured? Many thanks, L


Hello, Sorry for any confusion, but yes, the flower colour will be just like that in the photo.


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