Lobelia ‘Curacao’ (Blue)


It is said that plants and colour are hugely influenced by fashion, if this is so then the trend for Curacao blue is going to be huge. It will be a must have for gardens as shades of blue and sea green are currently a fashionable trend.

Lobelia Curacao ‘Blue’ is part of a versatile series of Lobelia. Its colour is absolutely striking. This little plant not only looks good planted by itself but also will create great contrasts with white and yellow. One just has to look at the colourful gardens at Disney’s Epcot centre to see what fun Curacao blue and any bright yellow flower can create.

This Lobelias intense, brilliant blue flower have a bright, white eye and very good flowering characteristics. It becomes covered in blue flowers from spring through summer amd right into the autumn months .Although Lobelia ‘Curacao Blue ‘ will grow in sun or semi-shade remember there will be less flower/ leaf ratio in shaded spots.

‘Curacao’ has a mounding habit and grows to a height of 15 to 25cm. It has a spread of 20 to 30cm. It is fast growing, so keep your plant neat and tidy by giving it a trim when necessary. The trim will also do wonders in generating new growth and of course new flowers.

Plant your Lobelia in well drained, composted enriched soil to ensure it is happy and healthy. An even longer flowering performance will be guaranteed by adding extra fertiliser to the soil. Be cautious of over watering as this will encourage root rot…. Lobelia has excellent heat tolerance.

Plant Lobelia Curacao in garden beds, in containers or in hanging baskets. Its strong performance and brilliant colour will give you months of pleasure……and you’ll be high fashion in the gardening arena!

Eastern Cape Stockists:

Floradale Nursery – Port Elizabeth
Floradale Nursery – East London
Red Leaf Nursery – Port Alfred
Builders Express East London
Builders Express – Jeffreys Bay
Builders Express – Newton Park
Builders Express – Queenstown
Builders Express – Uitenhage
Builders Express – Walmer
Builders Express – Walker drive
Builders Warehouse – Port Elizabeth

Free State Stockists:

Alma Kwekery – Welkom
Bruwer Kwekery – Bloemfontein
Builders Warehouse Bloemfontein
Greenside Kwekery – Bloemfontein
Harrismith Kwekery – Harrismith
Plants@Preller – Bloemfontein
Platberg Nursery – Harrismith
Pretty Garden Tuinsentrum – Bloemfontein
Urth Garden Centre – Bloemfontein

Gauteng Stockists:

4 Seasons Nursery – Heidelberg
Colourful Splendour – Craighall Park
Garden Pavilion – Brandmullers
Garden Pavilion – Eckards
Garden Pavilion – Sunkist
GardenShop Broadacres
GardenShop Bryanston
GardenShop Flora Farm
GardenShop Menlo Park
GardenShop Parktown North
Lifestyle Home Garden – Randburg
Montrose Nursery – Morningside
Plant Paradise Garden Centre – Pretoria
Safari Tuinsentrum – Pretoria
Schaffler’s Nursery – Johannesburg

Limpopo Stockists:

Garden Pavilion – Sterkloop

Mpumalanga Stockists:

Garden Pavilion – Montana
Garden Pavilion – White River

North West Stockists:

Clarks Tuinsentrum – Lichtenburg
Garden Pavilion – Potchefstroom

Western Cape Stockists:

Cape Garden – Joostenbergvlakte
Cape Garden – Somerset West
Cape Garden – Stellenbosch
Starke Ayres Garden Centre – Rosebank
Starke Ayres Garden Centre – West Coast Village
Stodels – Bellville
Stodels – Constantia
Stodels – Kenilworth
Builders Express – Knysna
Stodels – Milnerton
Stodels – Somerset West
Builders Express – Kenilworth
Builders Express – Stellenbosch
Builders Express – Willowbridge
Builders Warehouse – Cape Gate
Builders Warehouse – City
Builders Warehouse – Constantiaberg
Builders Warehouse – George
Builders Warehouse – Helderberg
Builders Warehouse – Table View
Builders Warehouse – Tygerberg

**Please note that not all stockists will have every plant featured**

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