Lobelia

Lobelia cardinalis (72 cells)

Cell Size: 72 cell tray. Depth 2.35". Volume (max. dry) cubic inches: 2.23
Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon
Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media
Growing Temperature: 60-70 F (days) 50-60 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 1.8-2.2
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 8 - 10 weeks
Growing Info: Pinch after transplant.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at medium levels of 150 - 200 ppm N
Moisture Level: Grow plants evenly moist.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Aphids, spider mites, crown rot
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: Plants require 14+ hours photoperiod.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long Day
Other: Short days support vegetative growth; long days promote blooms.

SKU:44310

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Description

Description

Brilliant red flowers bloom on long stems of rich green foliage. Loved by hummingbirds and butterflies.


  Production Location: Pennsylvania
  Tray Size: 72 plants
  Common Name: Cardinal flower
  USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
  Mature Height: 48 inches
  Color: Red
  Exposure: Full Sun to Full Shade

Cultural Information

Cultural Information

Cell Size: 72 cell tray. Depth 2.35". Volume (max. dry) cubic inches: 2.23
Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon
Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media
Growing Temperature: 60-70 F (days) 50-60 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 1.8-2.2
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 8 - 10 weeks
Growing Info: Pinch after transplant.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at medium levels of 150 - 200 ppm N
Moisture Level: Grow plants evenly moist.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Aphids, spider mites, crown rot
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: Plants require 14+ hours photoperiod.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long Day
Other: Short days support vegetative growth; long days promote blooms.

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