Plant Care Edging Lobelia

Edging Lobelia

3.3 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Edging Lobelia has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily
Edging Lobelia has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Also known as

Garden lobelia and Trailing lobelia


Lobelia erinus

How to care for Edging Lobelia


How often to water your Edging Lobelia

Water needs for Edging Lobelia
0.5 cups
every 9

Edging Lobelia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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Calculate water needs of Edging Lobelia

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Edging Lobelia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Edging Lobelia: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Edging Lobelia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Edging Lobelia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Edging Lobelia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Edging Lobelia: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Edging Lobelia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Edging Lobelia is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Edging Lobelia

Edging Lobelia

Edging Lobelia

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Edging Lobelia has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 3
Edging Lobelia has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Edging Lobelia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Edging Lobelia has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
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leaf-1 8 Plants
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globe Ardmore, OK

Seasonal so they only stay alive for a couple months and then die, no matter what you do.

Browns easily Browns easily
Blooms easily Blooms easily

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