Great Blue Lobelia

We ship freshly dug bare-root plants, carefully packaged to arrive in excellent condition.

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Reviews (7)

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    Great Blue Lobelia

    Posted by Lacy Halloway on 29th Aug 2019

    the blooms on this are amazing

  • 5
    Great Blue Lobelia

    Posted by Lacy Halloway on 29th Aug 2019

    the blooms on this are amazing

  • 5
    Great Blue Lobelia

    Posted by Tony Hamer on 28th Aug 2019

    These look great planted with the other wildflowers.

  • 5
    Great Blue Lobelia

    Posted by Rita Thomas on 28th Aug 2019

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

  • 5
    Great Blue Lobelia

    Posted by Lacie Majors on 28th Aug 2019

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

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    Plants

    Posted by Carol Perez on 21st Aug 2019

    Beautiful lovely flowers.

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    Plants

    Posted by Ruth Carter on 15th Aug 2019

    Amazing water plant

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Shipping Information

We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

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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