Lobelia - Great Blue

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Lobelia siphilitica (Great Blue Lobelia) This is a terrific bee plant for an area that receives regular moisture (even flooding) and part shade. It can spread and re-seed quite exuberantly when it's happy. The plant may flower its first year if started early enough, but I've found that it grows slowly in its first season. Not a long-lived perennial, but the volunteers will make up for that. I put mine next to a clump of monarda and let them duke it out.

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Price
$3.50
Packet Size
Approx. 300 Seeds
Bloom Type
Perennial