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Great blue lobelia is a great perennial for rain gardens, wetlands, and other wet spaces.

Great blue lobelia is a great perennial for rain gardens, wetlands, and other wet spaces. Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 8 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Lobelia siphilitica

Great blue lobelia

Blue spikes appear over a stout stem. This plant prefers wet feet and some shade. 


Height:

2-4 ft

Spread:

12-18 in

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Bloom Color:

Blue, Violet

Lobelia siphilitica Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun
  • Shade
  • Partial Shade

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Attracts Wildlife

  • Hummingbirds
  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Wet to Moist

Attributes

  • Naturalizing
  • Cut Flower

Flowering Months

  • September
  • August
  • July

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=LOSI