Lobelia siphilitica

<< PREV Image 1 of 4 NEXT >>

Great Blue Lobelia

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

Clump forming native perennial valued for its late blue color in the garden. This native produces a spike of zygomorphic flowers in the late summer.

Height

2-3 Feet

Spread

1-2 Feet

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

August-September

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Tolerates wet feet and some shade, but will also take somewhat dry soil.

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa), Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis), Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium purpureum), Tussock Sedge (Carex stricta), Gray's Sedge (Carex grayi)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
Very Adaptable
Customer Login Password