Great Blue Lobelia

Basal rosette of low-growing dark green leaves produces a tall thick stem with whorled leaves topped with brilliant blue flowers. The flowers are clustered at the top of the stalk and have drooping lower petals. This plant prefers moist rich soil and filtered light, but can handle full sun if watered frequently. Good bumblebee forage plant.

Scientific Name: Lobelia siphilitica
Bloom Color: Blue
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: Urban Garden, Bog, Mesic, Partial Shade, Partial Sun, Wetland
Water Needs: Average, Moist

Price: $10.00

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