The Flower Lobelia
Some of these even include biennial species.
The flower lobelia. A north american wildflower native to wet areas cardinal flower can be found growing in marshes stream banks and low woods. Plant lobelia flowers in an area of the garden which receives full sun to partial shade and has well drained average soil. The beautiful plant lobelia erinus is very suitable to fill in gaps in flower beds. Growing lobelia is an asset to the garden.
Lobelia is an easy to grow carefree plant that enjoys cool weather. What is more this bellflower shines in a fascinating blue bloom. They are known generally as lobelias. Carries gardening channel 15053 views.
But other species that would do nice and not encroach or crowd out blue lobelia would be purple coneflower blazing star and most varieties of black eyed susan rudbeckia. This summertime bloomer will continue to produce flowers on up through the first frost. How to grow lobelia from seed how to sow lobelia seeds how to germinate lobelia seeds duration. Lobelia l oʊ ˈ b iː l i ə l ə is a genus of flowering plants comprising 415 species with a subcosmopolitan distribution primarily in tropical to warm temperate regions of the world a few species extending into cooler temperate regions.
Some varieties also have ornamental reddish bronze foliage. Plant seedlings in the spring after the last frost. The most obvious companion plant for blue lobelia would be its cousin the cardinal flower.