Great Blue Lobella

CHARACTERISTICS
Botanical Name Lobelia siphilitica
Life Cycle Perennial
Environment Full Sun - Partial Sun
Bloom Period August-October
Flower Color Purple

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Description

This herbaceous perennial is 5 to 15 cm high with frequently branched erect stems. The leaves are 8-12 cm and narrow to a sessile base. The seeds come in a two-celled, many-seeded capsules opening at the top.

USES: Hummingbirds are attracted to the nectar.

RANGE & HABITAT: This plant is found in swamps and wet ground from Maine to Manitoba and Colorado, South to North Carolina and Texas.

CULTIVATION: Great Blue Lobelia is comparatively easy to grow.

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