Downy Blue Lobelia

Basal rosette of low-growing dark green leaves produces a tall stem with whorled leaves lined with small flowers. The flowers are blue to violet and have prominent lipped petals on the bottom half of the bloom. This plant prefers moist rich soil and filtered light, but can tolerate full sun if watered frequently. Good bumblebee forage plant.

Scientific Name: Lobelia puberula
Bloom Color: Blue, Violet
Bloom Time: July, August, September
Butterfly Host: N/A
Container Size: 3/4 gallon
Cultural Uses: N/A
Fall Foliage: No
Fruit: Numerous small brown, dry capsules containing copius amounts of seeds.
Habit: Herb
Height: 2-5'
Light Needs: Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun), Full Sun (5+ hrs. direct sun)
Square Feet Used: 1.5
Type Of Garden Ecotone: Farm, Community Garden, Street Scape, Urban Garden, Border Woodland, Mesic, Partial Shade, Partial Sun
Water Needs: Average, Moist

Price: $10.00

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