Great blue Lobelia
This North American native has beautiful bright blue flower spikes that rise above medium green foliage, excellent in the natural shade garden or containers; maintains a good form throughout the season and makes an excellent border planting. This species is often used as an Accent, Grouping or Mass planting in for a Rain Garden, Wildlife...
Botanical Name: Lobelia siphilitica
Nom Français: Lobélie bleue

Features

Bloom colour: Blue | Purple
Blooms: Summer - Zone 5
Pollinators: Butterflies | Hummingbird
Sun or Shade: Full Sun | Partial Sun
Plant Type: Perennial
Height: Up to 4 feet (120 cms)
Manitoba, Ontario
It grows well in hardiness zones: 4-6a

Planting

Meadows
Water requirement: Needs constant moisture

Care

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season.

Pruning

Spread: 45 cm

Considerations

Also known as Blue Cardinal Flower.
Native to Canada

Styling and Use

Other

History

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