Description

Blue Lobelia – NATIVE

General Information

Blue Lobelia is a great plant that could fit in well in many different landscape areas.  This is a moderate sized plant, growing up to 3 feet tall.  This plant is native to all areas east of the Rocky Mountains, growing largely in moist swampy areas and other low wooded areas.  In the landscape, they look great in borders, near ponds or in a naturalized area.  The plant grows in a clump form, with upright stalks holding flowers at the top with foliage interspersed throughout.  The light green leaves have a pointed oval shape with serrated edges, growing up to five inches long.  The flowers appear mid summer, blooming into the late summertime.  They have a tubular, trumpet shape with oval shape petals flaring outwards at the top of the flower.

Additional Information

Lobelia siphilitica grows to a height of 2 to 3 feet, with a spread of 12 to 18 inches.  It is recommended for climate zones 4 to 9.  It can grow in full to partial sunlight. In the warmer climates, it tends to grow better in partial shade.  It grows best in organically rich soils with moderate or higher moisture levels.    This plant is not known to have any serious disease or insect issues.

Care & Shipping Notes

NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.

Additional information

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Mature Width 12 to 18 Inches
Mature Height 2 to 3 Feet
Light Full to Partial Sun
Planting Zone 4 to 9

Planting Zone Map

US Planting Zones

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