Great Blue Lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica)

Great Blue Lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica)

Great Blue Lobelia has a short stature and long blooming period which makes it a favorite for rain gardens with some shade or full sun. One of the few plants that can handle wet clay soils.

Details

Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture:    Wet, Medium
Height:    3 feet
Blooms:    July, Aug, Sept, Oct
Color:    Blue
Spacing:    12″
Zones:    3-9
Benefits:    Pollinators, Hummingbirds

Design Tips

The blues look great with summer blooming yellow flowers. Short enough to be planted near borders.

Companion Plants

Orange Coneflower
Fox Sedge
Cardinal Flower