Lobelia (Lobelia x speciosa 'Ruby Slippers')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 30 inches
Plant Spread: 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Other: Ruby-red
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-08-12
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-08-12
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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