How do you care for perennial lobelia?
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Just so, how do you revive lobelia?
Pinch back newly emerging stems when they are about six inches long. Pinch newly planted lobelia when they recover from transplanting. Give the plant a light trim any time of year. Do the major pruning or cutting back after the plants stop blooming.
Additionally, why is my lobelia plant dying? Water Problems During warm weather, leaves and flowers can dry out. If the dehydration is too severe, the plant may die. Water consistently so the soil stays moist and never draws away from the side of the container.
Herein, does lobelia come back every year?
Lobelia is a perennial plant that is often considered an annual because growing conditions must be perfect for it to survive to rebloom another year. More than 360 species of lobelia are grown as annuals, perennials or shrubs.
What do you do with lobelia in the winter?
- Trim back the dead and dying stems and leaves.
- Water thoroughly, then rake a thick layer of loose mulch over the rosette of leaves when frost is in the forecast.
- Move potted cardinal flowers into a garage or other sheltered location for the winter.