Cascade of Color spills over the edge of patio containers or hanging baskets to soften and complement the entire arrangement. This densely flowering beauty will grace your flower bed with blossoms of blue, blue with a white eye, lilac, red, ruby, and white.
Botanical Name: Lobelia erinus
Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 10–11; otherwise grown as an annual
Plant Dimensions: 6″–8″ long
Variety Information: ½” flowers in blue, lilac, red, ruby, and white
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: Spring to frost
Attributes: Attracts Beneficial Insects, Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Good for Containers
When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date. In Mild Climates, sow in late summer for winter color.
When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 60°–70°F.
Days to Emerge: 15–20 days
Seed Depth: Press lightly into surface
Seed Spacing: Sow in groups of 12–20 seeds, 4″–6″ apart
Thinning: Not required.