Great Blue Lobelia

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$0.79
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Reviews (7)

  • 5
    Great Blue Lobelia

    Posted by Lacy Halloway on Aug 29, 2019

    the blooms on this are amazing

  • 5
    Great Blue Lobelia

    Posted by Lacy Halloway on Aug 29, 2019

    the blooms on this are amazing

  • 5
    Great Blue Lobelia

    Posted by Tony Hamer on Aug 28, 2019

    These look great planted with the other wildflowers.

  • 5
    Great Blue Lobelia

    Posted by Rita Thomas on Aug 28, 2019

    They have beautiful blooms. They look great where I planted them.

  • 5
    Great Blue Lobelia

    Posted by Lacie Majors on Aug 28, 2019

    They have beautiful blooms. They look great where I planted them.

  • 5
    Plants

    Posted by Carol Perez on Aug 21, 2019

    Beautiful lovely flowers.

  • 4
    Plants

    Posted by Ruth Carter on Aug 15, 2019

    Amazing water plant

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Shipping Information

We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This provides superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receipt unless weather prohibits. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water daily for the first week after planting.

Description

Great Blue Lobelia is a Perennial Wildflower and is Very Pretty


The flowers on this plant will show in midsummer and last into the autumn months. The bloom is a bluish color with a white center. The blooms are located up and down the stalk and provide a full appearance. The foliage is a medium green. This is considered a woodland plant and will look amazing in a natural area or wildflower garden. Great Blue Lobelia prefer moist soils that have good drainage.

Great Blue Lobelia Blooms in the Summer

Botanical Latin Name: Lobelia siphilitica
Common Name: Blue lobelia
Sun Exposure: Light shade
Mature Height: Two to four feet
Spread: Six inches
Spacing: 12 inches
Growth Rate: Fast
Flowering Time: Summer
How Long It Flowers: A month or more
Flower Color: Blue
Soil Requirements: Fertile, moist, loamy soil
Pruning: Since it self-sows abundantly it might need to be divided
Flower Form: Great Blue Lobelia has spires of beautifully colored blue flowers with drooping lips, each with five lobes. They are borne on stiff stems that raise them above rosettes of dark green leaves. Though it does like shade, the lobelia will grow in full sun if it’s watered sufficiently. The plant doesn’t live long, but because it self-sows so freely it’s considered a perennial. There are close to 400 species of lobelia, and many other types come in shades of pink, white or red. The flower gets its name from botanist Matthias de Lobel and has been used medicinally for centuries.

Great Blue Lobelia can be medically useful

Great Blue Lobelia was used as a purgative and treatment for asthma.

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