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Lobelia siphiliticaLobelia siphiliticaLobelia siphilitica

great blue lobelia

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES, RHW

Characteristics

Height: 1-5'
Flowers: Aug.-Oct.; blue, violet
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH:
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

moist soils of woodlands, meadows, or swamps

Native to

Region: Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD VA WV DE NY PA

Wildlife

Butterfly Hummingbird Songbird Beneficial insect *

Notes

long bloom time; white cultivars available



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1335.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004