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botanical name:
Lobelia x speciosa 'Fan Lachs'
Lobelia x speciosa 'Fan Lachs' © Deeproot Plant Base
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synonyms:  Lobelia x speciosa 'Fan Salmon'
family:  Campanulaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: purple & green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
description:
Tender perennial. Compact, relatively short growing variety producing spikes of rich salmon pink flowers in late summer and early autumn. Bronze-green foliage.

cultivation:
Fertile, moist to damp soil in full sun or part shade. Can be treated as a half-hardy annual, or over-wintered if kept frost free.

propagation:
From seed, normally flowers in the first year. Sow onto the surface of moist compost, as light is needed for germination.

usage:
Borders and containers.

other notes:
From Ernst Benary, Germany

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