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botanical name:
Lobelia erinus 'Cambridge Blue'
Lobelia erinus 'Cambridge Blue' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Campanulaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.10m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: light blue
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -2°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
Compact mat-forming half-hardy annual. Small narrow leaves and prolific small sky-blue blue flowers in summer. May over-winter in mild warm areas as a short lived half-hardy perennial .

Fertile, moist, well drained soil in full sun or part shade. Adaptable to most soil types but needs consistent watering and will not tolerate dry periods.

From seed.

Border edges, bedding, hanging baskets and other containers.

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