- Queen Victoria - is in flower now and comes through the winter much better with a few inches of mulch over its crown.
com, 020 8420 7110) PICK YOUR PARTNERS A BOGGY border is perfect for lobelia cardinalis
CREATE exotic summer borders by planting cannas, dahlias, lobelia cardinalis
and lilies in harmonious hot shades against a lush, leafy backdrop.
EXPERT TIP A great companion for the bold blooms of dahlias, rudbeckias and helianthemums - add them to tropical summer planting featuring Lobelia cardinalis
, cannas and coleus.
Fill in between with flowering plants such as cannas, dahlias, Lobelia cardinalis
and lilies in harmonious hot shades of red, orange and yellow to knit the scheme together and create a feeling of warmth.
Check plant labels for those plants that do best in moist soil, such as the skink cabbage, astilbes, hostas, Iris sibirica and red- stemmed Lobelia cardinalis
For wet conditions, there is aruncus, osmunda, hostas, rodgersia and Lobelia cardinalis
to select from to create the effect you're after.