Edging Lobelia – Lobelia erinus Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Shop our Growers Choice Subscription! Shop Now Designed with love! Our Grower's Choice Subscription freshly picked and delivered to your door every month. Shop Now Common Name: Lobelia, Edging Lobelia Botanical Name: Lobelia erinus, lo-BEE-li-a or lo-BEEL-ya e-RY-nus Decorative Life: Most of the growing season until very hot weather takes its toll. Flower Color: Blue, White, Yellow Availability: Spring, Summer Harvest Instructions: Plugs can be stored for 6 weeks in the dark (6 weeks in light) at 41F and subsequently grown into very acceptable plants and/or flowers. Tidbits: Named in honor of Mattias del l’Obel (1538-1616), botanist and physician to King James I. Can survive as a perennial in many states and/or can easily reproduce by seed. Birds often act as seed carriers and therefore plants can arise from almost anywhere.