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Startlingly bright blue flowers with white stripes borne on tall sturdy spikes from August through September, basal rosette of 1-4 inch leaves all year, short-lived perennial that forms rosettes of new plants from the base, does well along ditches or streams, does not tolerate being completely covered by leaves or mulch all winter, will self sow in favorable conditions, clay tolerant attracts butterflies & hummingbirds, overall culture is similar to cardinal flower but will tolerate a little more sun, a good rain garden plant.

Average To Moist
Sun To Shade
1-4 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-9b
Deer Resistant

Native Range: s. ME to MB, ND & WY, south to the GA mountains & TX. Rare in ME, MA & NY

Germination - Moderately Difficult: Cold Stratify 6 weeks. Tiny seed. Surface sow.

Great Blue Lobelia 3.5 inch pot $13.25 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

Great Blue Lobelia Seed Packet $5.00

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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