How to grow Lobelia siphilitica

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.

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How to grow Lobelia siphilitica growing and care:

Well drained soil, moist soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Might be invasive

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, mites

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves and flowers

Size of the plant:
60-90 cm, 2-3 feet (24-32 inches)

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Flying bug shape flower with 3 bottom lobes and 2 in the top, color can be: blue, purple.

Scientific name:

Lobelia siphilitica

How to grow Lobelia siphilitica

Growing Lobelia siphilitica flower

Lobelia siphilitica flower

Lobelia siphilitica

Categories

Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Blue flower
  • Purple flower
Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
Plant Uses
  • Attract pollinators
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9

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