B and T World Seeds' reference number:
Type of plant - annual or perennial, depending on climate
Height in meters: 0.15
Common names for Lobelia erinus Palace White:
Lobelia erinus Palace White
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
9: Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)
43: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
53: Bedding Plant Seed List
131: Toxic Plants
185: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
Lobelia erinus Palace White seeds will usually germinate in 15-20 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Lobelia erinus Palace White seeds on the surface of a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 22°C.
Stratification (cold treatment or vernalization) Some seeds need to be overwintered before they will germinate. Some seeds need just a couple of weeks, others 3 months. Seeds can be stratified in dampened peat or sand, in a plastic box or bag at 4°C or 5°C in a refrigerator. The seeds should not be frozen or in a wet medium. Very small seeds can be sown on the surface of their growing medium, in pots sealed in plastic bags, and kept in the 'fridge. Many vernalized seeds need light to germinate when they are sown in the "Spring".
Place seed of perennial types in fridge for 3 months.