Winter Care Tips for Lobelia

Lobelia plants are extremely hardy and versatile. You can use them for several different things as there are several different kinds of lobelias available. You can find a lobelia for most different climates.

Indoor Growing

Lobelias can be grown both inside and out. If you happen to have a lobelia that prefers warmer weather, indoor growing may be necessary during the winter.

Winter Care

  • If you do end up having to bring your lobelia inside during the winter time, make sure that, if possible, you keep the indoor environment cool for your plant.
  • You can bring it outside and plant it again during spring time.
  • April is usually the best time to do this.
  • Your lobelia may not require as much water during this resting time. It will be back to its old self when spring hits.

Lobelia Care

  • Lobelia care is difficult to specify because there are so many different kinds. Some general tips include:
  • Giving your lobelia plenty of sunlight.
  • Keeping lobelias in well-draining soil.
  • Plant your lobelia in the early spring, after the last frost.
  • Allow the soil to dry out between watering.
  • If your lobelia is in the ground, then you should cut it all the way down in the fall.