Lobelia spicata - Pale Spiked Lobelia
Pale Spiked Lobelia (Lobelia spicata) is an unbranched, less-showy Lobelia perennial with an angular central stem. Its alternate lanceolate leaves form primarily along the lower half of its stem, and a delicate spike of white flowers forms along the upper half. As with other Lobelias its flowers consist of two lips, a smaller two lobe upper lip and a larger three lobe lower lip and a tubular base. It is also a short-lived perennial that may require re-planting every few years, but can self-seed itself in proper conditions with its tiny seeds being distributed by gusts of wind.
Soil Moisture: Moderate, Dry
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height: 1' - 2'
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: June, July, August
Attracts: Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Pollinators
Lobelia is a genus of 415 species of annual and perennial flowering plants that range in different sizes, colors, and habitats. There are many species that do not seem similar to each other, but they all have alternate leaves, and two-lipped flowers with five lobes. They have become popular in ornamental gardens due to their dense, and unique flowering heads with vibrant colors. They are known to highly attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and swallowtails.
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