Lobelia siphilitica - Great Blue Lobelia
Great Blue Lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica) is a showy, colony-forming perennial and is usually unbranched. Its erect stems are crowded with longer leaves on the lower stem and become smaller the further up the stem. It forms a spike crowded with blue tubular flowers on the upper stem with each flower split into two lips of three lower petals and two upper petals. It is the blue counterpart of the Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis), and is short-lived but may self-seed in optimum growing conditions.
Soil Moisture: Moderate, Wet
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height: 1' - 4'
Spread: 1' - 2'
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: July, August, September
Attracts: Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Pollinators
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