Lobelia x speciosa
All are grown for their tubular, lipped flowers, which resemble those of honeysuckle (Lonicera) or Salvia. Annual kinds are low plants for edgings or hanging baskets; perennial sorts are larger, vertical-growing plants with flowering stalks that rise above the foliage.Lobelia x speciosa
Group of hybrids ofuncertain ancestry. Can reach5 ft. tall, 1 ft. wide; many combine red leaves and red flowers. Compliment series, to 2 1/2 ft. high, has dark green leaves; blossoms may be scarlet, deep red, or blue-purple. Fan series grows 2 ft. high, 16 in. wide; comes in blue, burgundy, red, rose, salmon, and scarlet. ‘Grape Knee-Hi’, 2 ft. high, is a sturdy plant with rich purple blooms. Provide rich soil, ample water, full sun or partial shade.
‘Emerald Avenue’is upright, heat-resistant;a fine street tree.
Two useful cabbage relatives in this genus; both are ornamental, one is edible. They produce large, sm...
Large to very large; roundish to pear-shaped.Thick, greenish yellow skin is russeted, sometimes blushe...