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Whatton House Gardens
Lobelia x speciosa Dark Crusader
Dark red flowers. Loved by bees and butterflies. Protect from severe frosts.
July to September.
Likes moisture and some sun.
Typical mature height:
24 inches ( 61 cms )
Half-hardy. Should withstand mild UK winters.
This is an insect-friendly plant which gives bees and other insects easy access to nectar and pollen.