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Lobelia Starship Scarlet | 3 Jumbo Plug Plants

A perennial Lobelia producing numerous flower stems of large flowers in a deep, rich scarlet above bronze-green foliage.

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410067 Price:  £7.99

Lobelia Starship Scarlet - a perennial Lobelia producing numerous flower stems of large flowers in a deep, rich scarlet above bronze-green foliage. Really easy to grow. The rich colours of the flowers look stunning in a summertime garden and are equally at home in garden borders, and patio containers. Grow in a reliably moist soil in full sun or partial shade. Height to 80cm

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Brand:  Brookside Nursery
Supplied as:  3 Jumbo Plug Plants
Habit:  Upright
Eventual Height:  80cm (32")
Position:  Sun or Partial Shade
Primary Flower Colour:  Red
Suitable for Patio Containers?  Yes
Scented?  No
Plant Type:  Perennial
Botanical name:  Lobelia erinus

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For all orders under £50 in value we make a one off P&P charge of £4.95 per order.

Smaller orders are dispatched via Royal Mail 1st Class, larger orders via Parcelforce 24.

We are the only online plug plants supplier to offer a choice of a specific dispatch week for your order. When placing your order, use the drop down box above to select your required dispatch week. You can also alter dispatch weeks in the shopping basket.

All our plug plants are shipped in specially designed packaging to keep the root system in place and the foliage protected in transit.

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Size guide - Pack of 3 Jumbo Plug Plants 

 These Jumbo plug plants would benefit from potting into large pots (13cm upwards) for a few weeks before planting out in the garden. Tender varieties will need protecting from frost.  Compost volume around 5cm deep x 5cm square. Foliage height 5cm-20cm (depending on variety). Full growing instructions are provided.

Perennial plants come in hundreds, if not thousands, of varying shapes, sizes and colours and if you are like me, you will always find room for one more in your garden!  They are reliable, hardy plants that breathe life into beds and borders from late spring to late autumn and beyond. These plants are also very attractive to pollinating bees, butterflies and beneficial insects.

  •  Your plugs will benefit from being grown on in large pots, approx. 5 - 10Ltr size.
  • Give them a good soak in tepid water to ensure the roots get a thorough soak.
  • Plant into a good quality multi-purpose compost and water them in.  Pop a label in the pot to remind you what it is.
  • Plant out into the final planting positions after a few weeks when the risk of frost has passed in your area. 
  • Planting in groups of 3’s or 5’s will give a good clump of colour as the plants mature.
  • A good spadeful of organic matter popped into the planting hole will get your plants off to really good start.
  • Give them a good drink of water and water regularly during their first year’s growth and feed with a sprinkling of granular slow release fertiliser.

*With a little planning you can have perennial plants in flower for several months of the year - almost all year round in milder areas.

Average Rating (5 Reviews):  
Write a Review and share your opinions!

Rating:  
Perennial plant plugs
Thursday, 30 April 2020  | 

All the plugs that were ordered arrived when you said they would and in fantastic condition. The smaller sized plugs transplanted easily and are thriving. The larger sized plugs are romping away! Thanks to all staff involved in their production from seed to dispatch - a marvellous job.


Rating:  
Lobelia Starship Scarlet
Tuesday, 14 April 2020  | 

This was a substitute so will not know until it flowers whether it is suitable. Initially I notice that the leaves are not dark so we shall see!


Rating:  
Lobelia Starhip
Monday, 30 March 2020  | 

As always plants arrived on time and they are well rooted and very healthy I,m never disappointed with anything I purchase from you.


Rating:  
Good value
Monday, 30 March 2020  | 

I buy these every year. The plugs arrived when nominated and in good condition. Have planted them up into trays and am looking forward to a great display in the summer.


Rating:  
Late Summer Colour
Friday, 9 September 2016  | 

Great for late summer colour, strong plants when they arrived and quick to grow.

Average Rating (5 Reviews):  
Write a Review and share your opinions!

Rating:  
Perennial plant plugs
Thursday, 30 April 2020  | 

All the plugs that were ordered arrived when you said they would and in fantastic condition. The smaller sized plugs transplanted easily and are thriving. The larger sized plugs are romping away! Thanks to all staff involved in their production from seed to dispatch - a marvellous job.


Rating:  
Lobelia Starship Scarlet
Tuesday, 14 April 2020  | 

This was a substitute so will not know until it flowers whether it is suitable. Initially I notice that the leaves are not dark so we shall see!


Rating:  
Lobelia Starhip
Monday, 30 March 2020  | 

As always plants arrived on time and they are well rooted and very healthy I,m never disappointed with anything I purchase from you.


Rating:  
Good value
Monday, 30 March 2020  | 

I buy these every year. The plugs arrived when nominated and in good condition. Have planted them up into trays and am looking forward to a great display in the summer.


Rating:  
Late Summer Colour
Friday, 9 September 2016  | 

Great for late summer colour, strong plants when they arrived and quick to grow.


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