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Starship™ Blue Bloom Starship™ Blue Container Starship™ Blue Landscape

Lobelia Starship™ Blue

Seed supplied as: Pelleted.

Plug crop time (288 tray): Scarlet, 7 to 9 weeks; all others, 8 to 10 weeks
Transplant to finish: 14 to 18 weeks

  • Earlier flowering; improved branching; low stretch; uniform, controlled habit; and huge flower power assure a better-quality finished plant than the competition.
  • Pretty Summer plant for beds and borders – prefers higher temperatures, humidity and moisture.
  • Good germination and plug yield.
  • Versatile series works well from 5-in./13-cm pots to higher-value 1 and 2-gallon containers.
  • Performs well in both annual and perennial combos.
  • Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.

This variety has a height of 24 to 28 in./61 to 71 cm, which is 6 to 8 in./15 to 20 cm taller than the rest of the series. It also has green leaves, in contrast to the bronze leaves of the other varieties.

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Plant Information

Scientific Name : Lobelia x speciosa

Common Name : Cardinal Flower

Hardiness Zone : 6a - 10b

Blooming Season : Summer, Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit : Columnar, Upright

Spacing : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)

Height : 20 - 24" (51 - 61cm)

Width : 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)

Exposure : Sun

First-Year Flowering


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