Lobelia siphilitica growing shrub of the genus Lobelia also known as Blue cardinal flower, Lobelia siphilitica perennial semi evergreen in colder climate grow as annual plant and used as ornamental plant and attract pollinators, can grow in temperate, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone: 9-11 (as annual) 4-9 (as perennial).
Leaves color green in oval shape.
Lobelia siphilitica flower
Flower color can be: blue, purple, one petal with 4-5 lobes down there are 3 lobes and the top another two lobes, its looks like bug that can fly.
Lobelia siphilitica for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
VIDEO How to grow Lobelia siphilitica growing and care:
Well drained soil, moist soil
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative reproduction What is the best way to start growing?
No Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Might be invasive Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer, autumn Planting season:
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All year Pruning season:
Dead leaves and flowers How to prune:
60-90 cm, 2-3 feet (24-32 inches) Size of the plant:
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Full Sun / Half Shade Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Summer / Autumn Bloom season?
Flying bug shape flower with 3 bottom lobes and 2 in the top, color can be: blue, purple. General information about the flower:
Autumn flowers Spring flowers Summer flowers
Blue flower Purple flower
Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate
Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
Evergreen Perennial plant Shrub
Attract pollinators Ornamental plants
Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
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Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9