Looking great! Lots of during roots and some green leaves.
Arrived today and I am eager to plant them. They appear healthy and I am sure they will blooming this August. Thank you!
Gorgeous colors great quality.
Came as described.. can't wait for them.to bloom
Everything looks great. Can’t wait to see them bloom!
I just love how this looks. Simply stunning.
The blooms on this plant are very unique and beautiful. Looks great in my gardens!
This looks great planted in my front yard.
The blooms on this plant are very unique and Looks wonderful with other wild flowers.
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Great Blue Lobelia - Lobelia Siphilitica is a Hardy Blooming Plant
great blue lobelia grow between 12-18" in zone 3-9 from summer to early fall. The plant is hardy and known to bloom straight through the frost. They thrive in partial or full-shade and in loamy, well-drained soils. The spiked colony of flowers attract hummingbirds and bumble bees. Great for gardens or even patio pots.
Great Blue Lobelia grows Alongside Streams and Swamps
Identify the blooms by looking for dark tubular flowers with three lobes. The scientific name of this species pays tribute to Matthias de l’Obel, a French Botanist. This plant is Native to the Eastern United States area and is from the Campanulaceae family. The category of plants it is a member of is called the Herbaceous perennial group. Lobelia siphilitica prefers dark, rich and moist soils. For full sun, a Northern cooler climate works best to balance the plant's temperature requirements. If growing with a Central Coast or Southern Climate, part shade is ideal for health.
This plant requires consistent watering- moisture should always be present. In its native environment, Blue Lobelia grow alongside streams and swamps; this serves as an indication of how much moisture it requires. The bloom time of this plant occurs between July and September- perfect for beginning gardeners; the maintenance level is low for this species.
This plant is not known to be susceptible to chronic insect or disease afflictions. It is capable of withstanding pest invasions as well as deer, although snails and slugs have been known to take a bite occasionally. Typical uses for this plant include wild gardens or anywhere near running water or large pools of water. It is known for having the ability to self-seed, attracts bees and hummingbirds, and is extremely sensitive to drought.
The Great Blue Lobelia, scientific name Lobelia siphilitica, is a flowering plant of the Campanulaceae family, or the Bellflower family, native to the eastern and central regions of the US and Canada. Growing naturally in moist soil in partial to full shade. These purple flowers spread from 1 to 1.5 feet wide and prefer cool, wet climates along the edges of water sources and in swamps and meadows.
This herbaceous perennial, also commonly known as the blue cardinal flower, reaches between 2 and 3 feet high at peak maturity and features showy, tubular, or trumpet-shaped blooms clustered along with straight, leafy stalks. Flowerheads feature two lips, the upper of which formed of two lobes and the lower of three. The leaves of the lobelia are oblong and spear-shaped, reaching up to 5 inches in length. Each leaf features fine tooth-like cilia.
The hue of the flower's petals varies from a muted lavender to a pale blue. The leafy stalk tends to remain straight and unbranched, although occasionally some branching may occur.
Great Blue Lobelias bloom from July through October. Seeds tend to be produced between September and November and can be hand collected for propagation. Plants grow from a loose scattering of seeds on the surface of the soil.
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