Plant Details: Great Blue Lobelia
Category Perennials  
Zone: 5 - 7
 
Out_of_stock: Y
Common Name Great Blue Lobelia Variety  
Regional Names  
Botanical Name Lobelia siphilitica
Description This species is found mostly in the mountainous region of the Eastern US. It is a favorite with hummingbirds and butterflies like species the(cardinalis)Cardinal flower. Light shade and will grow in rich soils with consistently moist but, not wet soils. It has blue spikes from mid summer to late fall. Great blue lobelia has slightly smaller flowers than does species cardinalis. Not as common in the trade as cardinalis but, deserves a spot in the garden. reseeds fairly well. NOTE: Do not allow the rosette of foliage to become cover in fall by fallen leaves. The rosette needs full exposure all winter to survive. Considered a short lived perennial dividing evry fall or spring is recommended.
Notes
We expect to have the quart size available Spring 2010.
Plant Growing Conditions

Soil PH
 
Soil Type
 
Water
 
SunLight
 
Foliage
acid:
Y
 
clay:
N
 
dry:
N
 
full:
Y
 
Evergreen:
Y
neutral:
Y
 
average: 
Y
 
average:
Y
 
partial:
Y
  SemiEvergreen:
N
alkaline:
Y
 
sand:
N
 
wet:
N
 
shade:
Y
  Deciduous:
N
Plant Pricing
Last Update: 2009-12-10 20:47:53.0
Container Size
Price
Quart
6.00
Last Update:
2009-12-10 20:49:08.0
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