This variety has stunning large spikes of bright scarlet flowers and foliage that will have streaks of burgundy when mature; looks wonderful in mass plantings along borders. Starship™ Scarlet Lobelia features showy spikes of scarlet flowers rising above the foliage from mid summer to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its pointy leaves emerge burgundy in spring, turning green in color with prominent coppery-bronze tips throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.