Lobelia siphilitica / Great Blue Lobelia


A showy herb with spikes of sapphire blooms. In the wild, found in moist areas, especially seeps and stream edges.

A great companion for its close relative, the crimson Cardinal Flower. Traditional uses as a potent medicinal herb. Less preferred by deer but sometimes browsed.

Height: 1′ – 4′        Blooms: August

Habitat: Moist, shade or part shade

Provenance: NJ


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