Pond Plant - Lobelia 'Deep Pink' (Pink Cardinal) - Pack of 3 Plug Plants


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Pond Plant - Lobelia 'Deep Pink' (Pink Cardinal) - Pack of 3 Plug Plants
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This pond plant pack will be delivered within 10 working days of ordering (orders are placed Monday morning for that week's orders, orders placed on or after a Monday will not be ordered until the following Monday). If you have any questions or queries please get in touch within 24hrs of its arrival. As this is a living plant the usual returns policy does not apply.

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Pond Plant - Lobelia 'Deep Pink' (Pink Cardinal) - Pack of 3 Plug Plants

Pond Plant - Lobelia 'Deep Pink' (Pink Cardinal) - Pack of 3 Plug Plants

A beautiful lobelia for the water garden. Lobelia deep pink has striking rich pink flowers and deep green foliage. Flowers are held on tall stems to 90cm in height. Can be planted in the pond up to 15 cm deep or grown in moist conditions at the pondside. Also very popular as a garden plant, brilliant flowers enhance any border or container. Trim decaying foliage in autumn. This plant is also suitable for the Pondside/Bog garden. Place around the edge of a pond, providing soil is damp and not waterlogged. Alternatively plant in damp areas of the garden.

Marginal pond plants grow in rivers, streams and ponds in the wild. They are very versatile growing in damp soil to shallow water. They are usually planted on the shelves of ornamental ponds and offer height, colour and structure to the pond. When planting an ornamental pond/water feature, choose plants for their aesthetic value, however if you are planting a wildlife pond consider native plants.

Always use aquatic soil and baskets when planting marginals.

Planting instructions

Please note that these are plug plants which will require potting into suitable conditions as soon and they arrive.

Take a suitable fine-mesh basket, half-fill with aquatic soil. Place plant in centre of basket. Be careful not to damage the roots of the plant when placing. Fill remainder of basket with soil. Lightly firm soil around crown of the plant to within 2.5cm of top of the basket. Gently apply a layer of washed horticultural gravel. Submerge the re-potted plant in the pond to allow absorption of water and discourage any seepage.

Basket Size Number of Plants Aquatic Soil Required
11cm Square 1 1L
17cm Round 1 2L
17cm Square 1 2L
Contour Baskets 3 7L

After Care

Trim off decaying foliage. Re-pot as required.

Fertilise once a year, preferably in late spring.

Do not dispose of unwanted plants in the wild.

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