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Lobelia ‘Golden Torch’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


A fabulous combination of gold foliage and bright red flowers. A show stopper. In spring and early summer the bright gold foliage stands out boldly. The brilliant scarlet two-lipped flowers are a bonus from July to September.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 3-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 15″ / 24″
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): July, August

SKU: LOBGT Categories: ,
Common Name Lobelia
Family Campanulaceae
Genus Lobelia
species cardinalis
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # PP19844
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time July, August
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Lime, Yellow
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Growth Habit Upright, Clumping
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? Gold foliage.
Landscape Value Accent, mass, summer color, mixed beds, borders, near streams or ponds.
Most Active Growing Season Summer
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 15" / 24"
Soil (Garden) Average, keep moist, likes peat.
Water (Garden) Prefers to be kept moist in the garden.
Special Uses Deep South, Hummingbird Attractor, Pollinator Attractor
Comments Low maintenance.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between waterings.
EC 1.0 – 1.5
pH 5.6 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 4 – 6 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
Lobelia 'Golden Torch' - Product Profile
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