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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
trailing lobelia [Techno Heat Trailing Light Blue Improved]
Lobelia can be annuals, perennials or shrubs, with simple leaves and showy 2-lipped flowers that may be solitary or in racemes or panicles
Techno Heat Trailing Light Blue Improved is a low-growing plant, with stems to 30cm long, small narrow leaves and a spreading habit. The two-lipped flowers, 2cm across, are light blue with a white eye, produced abundantly in summer and autumn
Habit Mat forming
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilClay, Sand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or light shade. Ideal for bedding schemes or in containers especially in partial shade. Avoiding drought stress will prolong flowering, as will liquid feeding
Propagate by seed
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Garden Edging
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Remove after flowering ceases in autumn
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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