Lofos® Lophospermum
Wine Red

Grow something truly unique. This marvellous vine blooms early and continues throughout most of the year. Trumpet-shaped flowers and grapevine leaves bring elegance to hanging baskets and patio containers.

Plant Info

Lofos® is a form of Lophospermum and is an excellent hanging or climbing plant. It is very vigorous and will bloom throughout the growing season.

Blooms will just drop off when they have finished and this makes the plant self-cleaning, the foliage color is green. To make the plant climb some training will be necessary.

Habit, Application & Care

Habit: Trailing. Length: up to 7 feet from top to bottom.

Application: Lofos® are ideal for hanging baskets, 1-gallon and 5-gallon containers.

Care: Keep slightly dry but do not let it wilt. Constant feed with a complete water-soluble fertilizer. Pinch the plant, early in its life to get good shape and habit.

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Tips From Garden Experts
Botany Lane Greenhouse, Lafayette

Lofos is one of my favorite plants. It is unique and is different from anything else on the market. Now with two colors in each the Lofos and Lofos Compact series, you can plant multi-color pots where the plants truly blend together. Suntory has done a great job matching the habit and color of the plants so that they look the same.

Lofos is ideal for hanging baskets as a mono or a component plant. It can also be trained onto a trellis for a different look in the garden. One pinch after the initial planting will help to develop breaks in the plants. But once plants are trailing, you will not want to pinch, as the flower buds are on the vine. If they get a little long, just wrap them in on themselves. Once Lofos is in flower, it will have blooms from the top to the end of the vines. Plant growth regulators are not needed on Lofos


Chris Spanton, UK Breeder

Let it trail as far as it wants for continuous flowering.

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