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Lobelia x gerardii , Hybrid Lobelia

Lobelia x gerardii

Hybrid Lobelia
Family: Campanulaceae
Origin: Southeast USA
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunRegular waterPink flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

A hybrid between Lobelia cardinalis and Lobelia siphilitica. This is a showy and dependable edging plant that is categorized as a perennial. Thick stems grow violet-purple flowered racemes.

Prefers moist, rich soil and will continue to self-sow once established.


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https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/lobelia_gerardii.htm