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Lobelia 'Queen Victoria'


Lobelia 'Queen Victoria' (Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal flower))

Stunning paintbox red flowers on top of burgundy foliage. A perennial Lobelia which loves to have it's feet wet.



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I really love them all but they will not grow in my garden for some reason, have tried them and lost them all. Shame :o)

10 Sep, 2012

 

Gorgeous colour.

10 Sep, 2012

 

Probably too dry Mum. Have you tried them at the pond's edge?

Thanks Cinders....wish it were sunny like this now!

10 Sep, 2012

 

Striking colour

10 Sep, 2012

 

Mine's have all been devoured by the slugs - so will have to enjoy yours :)

10 Sep, 2012

 

:) Slugs that tried to get this one all drowned!

10 Sep, 2012

 

GOOD!!!!!!!!!!!!
I had a wee smile to myself this morning - my 'daft' neighbour planted herself some winter flowering pansies the other day - I think she has used around 2 bottles of slug pellets around 6 plants. I'm hoping she will attract all mine, is that so wrong...lol!!

10 Sep, 2012

 

lol....I can just see all the slugs going in single file across there!

10 Sep, 2012

 

lol :O)

11 Sep, 2012

 

Beautiful. They always die in my garden too Olive, even in the damp. Maybe tender or clay haters. Lost L Tupa too :(

11 Sep, 2012

 

Beautiful, one of my favourites, the bl.... slugs have eaten ours to bits nothing left.

11 Sep, 2012

 

That's a bit strange, our garden is clay....I wonder if they will come back next year then...time will tell.

12 Sep, 2012

 

Now where did mine go? Love this vivid colour Karen!

12 Sep, 2012

 

Thanks Janey...there seem to be a lot of disappearing Lobelias on here!

12 Sep, 2012

 

mine not appeared this year karen :o((

12 Sep, 2012

 

Oh well, I guess we will have to treat these as annuals then San. :)

13 Sep, 2012

 

had mine over 4 years and even after snow but maybe not enough warmth and sun this year karen, see if they appear next year.

13 Sep, 2012

 

Yes, we'll see...;)

13 Sep, 2012



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